About Us

 Online  shopping is available 24 hrs a day and 365 days of the year! 

Our Shop is open Mondays to Fridays from 09h00 to 16h30 - we can assist with after hours and weekends BUT this is by PRIOR appointment only please.

CMC hobbies opened in April 2009 for primarily 2 reasons. Our Local well established hobby shop closed down, and there was a need for a bigger selection of Particularly large scale Engines, Airframes and accessories. Visit our store based in Hilton, Pietermaritzburg to see our large range of products available. Can't get to us? no problem - Visit our online store and we will ship your parcel to your door.  Anything you cant find on our site just use the 'contact us' feature and let us know how we can assist.Please register on the site so we can keep you up to date with news and specials, as well as make your online shopping experience that much easier.

Our passion is Gas Engines and Large Scale aircraft, and thus its always been one of our main focus areas, along of course with all associated accessories. however we stock a full range of R/C goods and aircraft - from Foamies right up to 50% scale aircraft.

CMC Hobbies are the Factory appointed SA Importers and distributors for GP Engines, Falcon Propellors, Powerbox-systems, MTW cannisters, Krill Models, AJ Aircraft, 3D Hobby Shop, G-Force Pilots, Tech aero products, Fromeco and Emcotec products and topmodel, we also stock all gas engine accessories, RCEXL products, Walbro carb Spares and a wide variety of other products. Please visit our websites at http://www.cmchobbies.co.za  for details. Contact us on 073 5007177. We ship countrywide.   

08 Nov 2019 - CMC Hobbies are also now the Sole appointed Distributor for the Latest Powerbox Core radio and accessories!! This radio is unmatched by any other, be sure to check it out.      

We also supply Local Hobby shops around South Africa, if you would like to become a CMC dealer please use the 'contact us' form to request further info and Register on our site!

Clive McInnes - Owner and Director of CMC Hobbies has been in aeromodelling for over 35 years and holds a SAMAA Instructor Judge rating. He has competed at National level in many disciplines including Pylon racing, Large Scale aerobatics, Pattern aerobatics and even Scale. Clive is also currently the KZN Large Scale Aerobatics rep and Vice Chairman of Large Scale Aerobatics South Africa. Clive also spent a number of years in the UK and was a BMFA Member. He worked for one of the top flight schools as a flight instructor while living there.

July 2020 - AerobatX, our new branch in the UK opens!! if you are ever in the UK give us a call and please drop in to see us. we are based in Gloucestershire - www.AerobatX.co.uk