According to the City of Malden’s website, the new electronics shop called HeliDirect opened earlier this year. “HeliDirect President and CEO Sam Minh Le is a premier e-retailer for hobby-class and remote control helicopter and multi-rotor products, parts and accessories,” reported the City of Malden. “The engineering team and advisors for the business are MIT alumni. Many management and staff members are remote control helicopter and multi-rotor pilots and maintain a commitment to providing the best products and support in the industry.”
Owner: Minh Le, Malden resident
Opened: Retail store on July 15, 2015. Began online sales in 2005 with mini-helicopters and in 2012 added drones.
Products: Mini-helicopters and DJI brand drones
Expertise: Technical support, repair service, before-and-after sales services
Services: Offering moderate, non-warranty, in-house repair services, fast shipping
Location: 730 Eastern Ave., Malden, MA
Hours: Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Below is a video segment taken from the HeliDirect grand opening celebration in September.