Shanghai Nine Eagles Electronic Technology Co., Ltd or simply Nine Eagles is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of electric R/C models, toys, radio systems, batteries and onboard electronics.
The company is located in Shanghai, China with worldwide distribution through various outlets. As of late 2011, the brand is being supported and distributed in North America by Hobbico of Champaign, Illinois USA with the introduction of the Solo Pro fixed pitch nano helicopter and Draco nano coaxial helicopter. Nine Eagles products are also available in the US at Hobby People stores and online at Hobbypeople.net.
All of Nine Eagles' machining, tooling, molding and product development are in-house with design and engineering teams located in the United States, Germany and Australia. As an original equipment manufacturer, the brand's products may be customized per a customer's requirements. Chief among these are Hobbico's Revell brand, whose Proto Max fixed-pitch ultra-micro helicopter is a rebadged Solo Pro and Hobbico's Cox Models, whose 2010 return to electric RTF aircraft is based on Nine Eagles products. The Cox Extra 300, Sky Cruiser and Sky Ranger are rebadged versions of the Xtra 300, Sky Runner and Sky Eagle respectively. Products sold under the Cox label as well as the Solo Pro, Proto Max and Draco are fully backed by Hobbico.