New drone shop HeliDirect takes off in Malden

IMG_1369Remote helicopters taking flight in Malden? Yep, the drone craze has landed at 730 Eastern Ave.

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.”

Minh Le, Owner, demonstrating drone in flight
Minh Le, Owner, demonstrating drone in flight

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.

Phone:  877-439-4354

Website:  HeliDirect.comIMG_1358

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Below is a video segment taken from the HeliDirect grand opening celebration in September.


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