If you take a peak in any child's toy bin, you will definitely find at least find more than one RC toys. It is so much fun to race those shiny little RC toys with each other that even adults can't deny its temptation. I think, the one thing that attracts both kids and adults towards these toys, is the fact that we can make them move around without even touching it. This gives us the illusion of actually driving a car or flying an aeroplane.
If we enter any RC Hobby Stores today, in any country in the world, we will find ourselves surrounded with different types of RC toys. These days, there are so many types of remote control toys in the market that for a newbie, it can be rather overwhelming. Remote control toys have come a long way since the first such toy was invented in Japan in the 1950s. A bus, this remote controlled toy was made entirely of metal and could barely move in circles. The features and look of the remote control toys at the time were quite simple. An interesting fact about this remote controlled bus was its name, 'Radicon', a word that has become generic for all the remote control toys in the world.
But with technology, the scene today has changed drastically. Remote control toys have become so advanced that it they almost look and behave like the real thing. From a simple bus, the remote control toys have attained a super high-tech gadget status with features that astonish & amaze. Today, you can find everything from a remote controlled toy fighter plane that actually flies in the air to a pet toy puppy who will bark, jump and even roll-over at your command.
Remote control toys have generated so much interest amongst people that it has taken the shape of a very popular RC Hobby. Toy companies keep introducing new as well as limited edition remote control toys from time-to-time and it has become a passion for the regular guy as well as for remote control toys collectors to include them in their collection. Older versions of such toys, which have been discontinued, are also in great demand for their rustic and novelty value.
And no! There is no age limit for RC toys. Step outside in the world and you will know that these toys are just as big a craze amongst adults, as they are amongst boys.