Some hobby shops are just that shops, places where you buy the things you need for your interest. Well Hobby Hangar is more than a store it's a place of expertise, a where you can hang out talk with others and get the sound advice you need before your next purchase. See what makes Hobby Hangar different:
Hobby hangar is unlike any other hobby shop, with a staff that is unmatched in the industry. Each the six area experts has over 10 years of experience in their specialty
The staff's vast knowledge and Hobby hangar's extensive product selection, coupled with their superior customer service are their key differentiators. There are few hobby shops in the Northern Virginia/Greater Washington D.C. area that can match the level of service and expertise that Hobby hangar provides.
Kwang Ko - Kwang first became interested in hobbies at the age of 13, starting with free-flight and control line models. By the age of 15 Kwang graduated to R/C Airplanes and began working a paper route to fund his growing love-affair. He continued to follow his passion through to 1984 when he started selling custom built R/C airplanes from the back of his parent's Hallmark Gift Store.
Throughout the years his love affair with the hobby market has grown and today Kwang can be found flying an R/C helicopter or car in front of the shop. Through his many years of experience Kwang has become a resident expert in all hobbies ranging from cars to boat to helicopters.
Bob - "Crazy" Bob is generally found perched atop his command center, he keeps a sharp eye on the day to day operations of the shop. However Bob, is more widely known for his insane specials and deals. Bob is a long time R/C fanatic with over 15 years of experience. In the mid-90's he dominated the local RC car race scene
Dave - At the young age of 10, Dave was a fervent follower of RC Car Action Magazine. And one Christmas he finally convinced his parents to get him a Traxxas Nitro car. To this day, Dave is extremely active in the local race scene and in February 2007 Dave attended Motor-rama in Pennsylvania. Be sure to see Dave with your R/C car related questions.
Tyler - As Hobby hangar's resident electric expert, Tyler has over 25 years experience in radio controlled hobbies. With Tyler's encyclopedic knowledge of all things electric, he is the go to person for electric motors, batteries, chargers, etc.
Steve - With over 25 years experience, Steve is an expert in both R/C airplanes and helicopters. He learned to fly at the age of 14, in the driveway in front of his parents home. But, that was quickly stopped when he flew his model through the window of his neighbors house. Currently, Steve is an active member of the Skyline Flyers R/C Club and can usually be found at the Hobby Hangar working on a customer's helicopter.
Gary - With over 25 years experience flying R/C airplanes, Gary is the most senior member of Hobby hangar's staff. Gary is extremely active in the local flying scene. Be sure to come and seek out his help and advise.
Dennis - Dennis is Hobby hangar's heli guru, and usually spends his free time at the MHA field in Davidson Maryland. With Dennis' help Hobby hangar has become the go to place for RC helicopters in Northern Virginia.