Flying Toys ceases trading after 40 years

Published on: 1st July 2016

Directors David and Janine Rawlins have also retired.

flying480Established as DPR Models, traditional balsawood kit manufacturers in May 1978, the company became known for regular children’s competitions using the rubber powered Spitfires and catapult launched Concordes at the British National Model Flying Championships and Pontins Models Makers Festivals, with the National Chuckie Championships becoming an annual event for adult enthusiasts too, on New Years Day at the Model Engineering Exhibition.

Following a change of trading name to Flying Toys Ltd in 2003, the company has ceased production after manufacturing well over one million models, to concentrate on the marketing and distribution of leading brands.

Flying Toys has been particularly proud to distribute the Silverlit Picoo Z indoor helicopter, that became one of the bestselling toys of all time, plus the Parrot AR.Drone.

David and Janine would like to take this opportunity to thank the Flying Toys Team, their suppliers and customers, plus the press and media who have provided so much support over so many years.

Anyone interested in purchasing the popular Domain Name should contact David Rawlins on:


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