8, TaichungGang (Taichung Kang) Rd, Sec 2
Hours: 10 am-10 pm
Credit cards accepted.
This large, 90-ping hobby shop, located right next to Evergreen Laurel Hotel, is the first retail outlet for international RC (remote-controlled) aircraft/vehicle company Thunder Tiger. The Taichung-based parent company, one of the biggest global players in the RC field, owns or represents a wide range of brand names for RC airplanes, helicopters, cars, boats, controllers, batteries, motors and other products, including Team Associated, Redline, JR, Futaba, Reedy, Top Flite, Pro-Line, MRP, and Tamiya. All these are available at the new store, which sells and displays hundreds of cool RC items, from the smallest cars to giant airplanes. --By Douglas Habecker, translated by Ann Lee
A. One of Skyhobby's hottest products is a full range of RC helicopters, with brands like Raptor and Redline (engines).
B. RC novices and experts alike can hone their skills without real risk to their RC airplanes, choppers and cars, thanks to Skyhobby's big-screen simulator, which uses the latest software to provide realistic training.