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Old 02-10-2014, 03:11 PM   #1
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After 26 years in business, Miniature Aircraft USA has decided to close its doors. Over the last 26 years weíve strived to provide the highest quality American made products using American labor, American made CNC machines and American made raw materials.

Due to the influx of overseas brands and increase cost of producing models in the USA, we can no longer continue to produce and stay competitive in this market. We canít fully express our deep gratitude for your business and support. Serving all our loyal team pilots and customers has been nothing but an absolute pleasure.

Our last effective day of business will be February 28, 2014. Until that date, we will continue to accept and process your orders as normal. After February 28th all remaining Miniature Aircraft products will sell through HeliProz, Ronís HeliProz South and all other MA Dealers.

Please contact us with any questions or comments. Our commitment to providing you the best service and support is still our top priority. Thank you again for a great 26 years.
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Old 02-10-2014, 04:51 PM   #2
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Re: Miniature Aircraft USA is closing.

That is really sad news , I do not feel that it is the last one to be closing in the next year or so. I cannot see all the manufactures surviving unless it is a sideline of a larger company . I think there are just to many brands for a limited market but I could be wrong!
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Old 02-10-2014, 05:18 PM   #3
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Re: Miniature Aircraft USA is closing.

Dennis, I don't think you are far off the mark at all. It is always sad when a long time company goes and others that have come recently to the table with less than stellar products seem to escape the same fate. Take care.

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Old 02-10-2014, 05:21 PM   #4
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Re: Miniature Aircraft USA is closing.

wow i guess i made the right choice for once. i picked the rush over the whiplash but just barely. thank goodness for canada support of the rush and the very good forum support or i might be crying right now.
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Old 02-10-2014, 05:38 PM   #5
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Re: Miniature Aircraft USA is closing.

I'm sure they will be missed by many. My second helicopter after learning how to fly on a Shuttle was an X-Cell 60. It was such a nice flying machine it almost flew itself.
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Old 02-10-2014, 06:04 PM   #6
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Re: Miniature Aircraft USA is closing.

Sad news for sure, and they produced a fine product but they were never affordable by me.
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Old 02-11-2014, 06:54 AM   #7
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Re: Miniature Aircraft USA is closing.

Always loved the Whiplash but never owned one ... very unfortunate!
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Old 02-11-2014, 08:40 AM   #8
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That is a bummer forsure.
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Re: Miniature Aircraft USA is closing.

I will be selling all my Helis come spring because of a certain health issue(can't see as well as I would Like)I had made up my mind I was going to keep one Heli even if it was to be a wall hanger. It is the nicest heli I have ever owned a MA Xcell Ion X A Fifteen plus year old Heli that makes a lot of other helis in a class with clones
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Re: Miniature Aircraft USA is closing.

so I guess bobby watts won't be flying for them anymore after all these years. Wonder if because bert kammerer is set up with goblin right now, if kyle will end up going there and flying for them too. Guess time will tell....
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