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Elite Fleet Vertigo Helicopter - Sea HawkFrom: KID GALAXY INC.
MSRP: $40.00Age Range: 8 and upLaunch Date: February 2009Gender: Boys And Girls
Touted as the "world's easiest to fly indoor helicopter," the Vertigo is equipped with a V-Wing for stability and a dual-rotor remote control/charger that delivers gaming-style action. A Sky Shark model is also available. Launch date: February 2009.
― “I tell customers it takes a brain. It's not your typical helicopter and they have to figure it out. Kids love a challenge,” said Kate Tanner, owner of Kidstop
in Scottsdale, Ariz., of what makes the Vertigo Helicopter her best seller for tween boys.
― Two of 39 retailers told TDmonthly
in October 2009 that their best-selling item for tween boys is a remote-control helicopter.Per a March 15, 2010, letter from Feldman Law Group, P.C., of New York, N.Y., Interactive Toys claims this product infringes on U.S. Patent 7,204,453.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 22704 (added 3/4/2009)
Below these ads, you'll find other products by KID GALAXY INC.
MSRP: $40.00Age Range: 5 and upSpecialty: Yes (as of 2014)Gender: Boys And Girls
Powerful rubberband launcher. Plane whistles during flight. Adjustable wing flaps. Made of rip-stop material. Flies up to 35 feet. Set includes launcher and plane.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36747 (added 5/6/2014)
MSRP: $29.99Age Range: 1 and upGender: Boys
Create your own GoGo City with this Fire station play set. Includes building, detachable ramps, water cannon and a soft, safe and squeezable fire engine with a powerful pull-back friction motor. 18 months and up.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36333 (added 9/26/2013)
MSRP: $11.99Age Range: 5 and upSpecialty: NoGender: Boys
Unique Hand Powered Launcher Sends Planes Soaring Up to 30 Feet. Perfect for indoor and outdoor flight. Adjustable wing flaps for incredible aerodynamic stunts. Realistic jet engine sounds at take off. Set includes launcher and three planes. Batteries needed for sound only.
— In a Fall 2012 survey, 2 out of 12 retailers told TDmonthly
that Snap'n'Soar was the best selling aircraft/flying toy in their store.
— In a November 2013 survey, two out of 10 retailers told TDmonthly
that Kid Galaxy Snap and Soar is a best-selling flying toy.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 35429 (added 11/5/2012)
MSRP: $39.99Age Range: 5 to 15Gender: Boys
The Cybercycle is full function RC and powered for sleek-riding slides and maneuvers. Designed with hidden wheels that prevent falling over, this motorcycle has front and back wheels that are independently controlled for the coolest of maneuvers. Drive this cycle real fast up to 25 feet or perform power slides and sleek maneuvers.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34458 (added 6/21/2012)
MSRP: $15.00Gender: Boys And Girls
Launch like a Copter - Fly like a Plane. This uniquely styled cutting edge airplane shoots up like a helicopter with a simple pull of the launcherﾒs rip cord. One quick pull of the cord and watch this lightweight bird-like plane fly straight up reaching peaks of 25 feet. Featuring a unique centrally mounted rotor then watch as it re-directs and glides forward for another 30 feet. Two high flying experiences in one utterly original airplane. No batteries required.
— In a November 2011 survey Chris Lowe, owner of Beanhead Toys
in Sandy Springs, Ga., told TDmonthly
that she sells 10 of this item each month. “It's simple. Kids enjoy it, and parents buy it for birthday presents," she said.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33144 (added 11/9/2011)
MSRP: $29.99Age Range: 5 to 12Gender: Boys
With textured "skin" and glowing eyes kids won't want to turn their back on this guy. Powerful four wheel drive moves him over the water, then even faster on land. These high-performance radio control amphibious creatures can go anywhere- dirt, pond or pool. Features sturdy 4x4 turf digging tires for land and wake forming paddle wheel treads for ripping through the water. Powerful full-function controller makes explorations on any surface just a touch away. Requires 2 "AAA" and 3 "AA" batteries, not included. As with all water related activities, use with close adult supervision.
— In a November 2011 survey, Mike DiAndrea from Hardware Toys
in Paoli, Pa., told TDmonthly
that they sell about a dozen units of the Morphibians Gator each month.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 33130 (added 11/7/2011)
MSRP: $29.99Specialty: Yes (as of 2010)Gender: Boys And Girls
This four-wheel drive, remote-controlled vehicle can be navigated over land and on water. It has working headlights and requires two AA batteries. The controller takes an additional two AAA batteries (not included).
— Grafton Stine from Toys on the Square
in Hummelstown, Pa., told TDmonthly
in a Summer 2011 survey that R/C vehicles from Kid Galaxy were their best-selling electronic toy.
— In a November 2011 survey, Elmer Carranza, assistant manager of Doodlehopper 4 Kids
in Falls Church, Va., told TDmonthly
that "The Morphibians are great. They can run through dirt, grass, puddle of water and look like sharks and frogs. We sell about 6-8 in a month."
— As of August 2010, this product had 3.5 out of 5 stars from 40 reviews on Amazon.com. Parents liked that it is versatile and easy to use, but some complained that it required two types of batteries.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29836 (added 7/29/2010)
MSRP: $40.00Age Range: 8 and upGender: Boys And Girls
At the pool, on the pond, or on the shores of a small lake, Kid Galaxy's Barracuda is a fun, refreshing water toy. Durable, fast and easy to steer, the boat is designed with a distinctive hull for stability on the water's surface and a steerable prop for responsive handling. The boat comes in two colors: bold red and white, and bright yellow. The two designs are 49MHz and 27MHz respectively, allowing for two boats to race and play together without crossing the signals from the controllers. The vehicle requires one 9V and 6 AA batteries, which do not come with the set.
— In a Summer 2011 survey, 2 out of 12 retailers said that R/C vehicles from Kid Galaxy were their best-selling electronic or battery-operated product.
― Barbara Fineblum, owner of Barston's Child's Play
in Baltimore, Md., said in June 2010 she sells three Kid Galaxy Barracudas per month, and listed this item as her best-selling electronic toy.
― “They're really good and sturdy. [Kid Galaxy] is a great company to work with,” said Sarah Evers, owner of Dancing Bear Toys
in Hendersonville, N.C., after telling TDmonthly
Kid Galaxy is her top-selling electronics line during a summer 2010 survey.
— Though Pun’s Toys
is not a hobby store, “we sell dozens [of Kid Galaxy products] in total each month,'' said Owner Joe Beradoni, whose store is located in Bryn Mawr, Penn.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29639 (added 7/21/2010)
MSRP: $30.00Age Range: 5 and upGender: Boys And Girls
The ferocious Morphibian Killer Whale packs a lot of features into one durable, adventure-seeking package. This full-function, radio-controlled vehicle performs on land and in the water. Whether pond-side, pool-side, in the house or in the yard, the Morphibian tackles all kinds of terrain. The Killer Whale works on a 27MHz frequency, allowing it to coexist with another of Kid Galaxy's 49MHz vehicles without controller confusion, and requires two AAA and three AA batteries (not included).
― “Kid Galaxy's Morphibian does great,” said Terry Myers, owner of Kaleidoscope Toys
in Round Rock, Texas, in June 2010.
― “[The] Morphibians are popular items,” said Sandy Challinor, owner of Owl's Nest Toy Store
in Southlake, Texas. In Summer 2010, Challinor reported sales of 30 to 40 Morphibians per month.
― Sixteen of 40 retailers surveyed in June 2010 told TDmonthly
Kid Galaxy is their best-selling electronic line.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29636 (added 7/21/2010)
MSRP: $30.00Age Range: 8 and upGender: Boys And Girls
This plane can go from charger to flying in just 10 seconds with the easy-to-use, all in one hand-held charger/launcher. The plane is designed to fly for 30 seconds or more, and stand up to many back yard landings. It features a single-pull trigger, requires three AA batteries, and can fly up to 100 feet.
— The owner of Kid’s Center
in Tucson, Ariz., told TDmonthly
they ordered from ASTRA 2010 a Kid Galaxy “back yard flyer that we had not seen operational before” — one of their favorite products of the show.
— In a November 2011 survey Lisa LeStrange, owner of Lucky Duck Toys
in Wayne, Pa., told TDmonthly
that their "Top selling flying toy is Backyard Flyer by Kid Galaxy...Depends on the season, but in warm weather we sell maybe 10 per month."
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 29544 (added 7/15/2010)
MSRP: $19.99Age Range: 8 and upSKU or Item #: 10263Gender: Boys And Girls
The Delta wing style of the Back Yard Flyer Vector is ready to launch in seconds for fast paced flying. Kids wear the high performance stealth charger on their wrists to fully charge the Back Yard Flyer Vector in 10 seconds for up to a 45 second flight. Requires 3 "AA" batteries, not included.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 28723 (added 5/28/2010)
MSRP: $40.00Age Range: 6 and upGender: Boys
At 6” long, this tiny helicopter features a V-Wing design and can fly up to four or five minutes on a 20-minute charge. It has dual rotors and can be steered right or left while hovering. The charger/infrared controller requires six AA batteries (not included).
— Kazoo & Co.
in Denver sells two dozen per month of Kid Galaxy’s helicopter, Owner Diana Nelson told TDmonthly
in fall 2009.
— Two of 40 specialty retailers pinpointed Kid Galaxy’s helicopter as a hot-selling R/C item.Per a March 15, 2010, letter from Feldman Law Group, P.C., of New York, N.Y., Interactive Toys claims this product infringes on U.S. Patent 7,204,453.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26020 (added 11/9/2009)
MSRP: $45.00Age Range: 6 and upGender: Boys And Girls
Doors and hoods dislodge and trunks open when these remote-controlled vehicles are smashed and crashed together. The unhinged parts can simply be pressed back into place. The cars require 2 AAA batteries and the remotes take 3 AAA batteries (not included).
— “We sell dozens and dozens of Kid Galaxy’s R/Cs,” Owner Joe Berardoni Sr. of Pun’s Toys
in Bryn Mawr, Pa., told TDmonthly
in fall 2009.
— Patti Tepper-Rasmussen, owner of Learning Tree Toys, Books & Games
in Oklahoma City, told TDmonthly
in fall 2009 that her store sells about four Demolition Derby items per month.
— Two of 40 specialty retailers pinpointed Demolition Derby as a hot-selling R/C item.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26019 (added 11/9/2009)
MSRP: $30.00Age Range: 5 and upGender: Boys And Girls
This four-wheel drive, remote-controlled vehicle can be navigated over land and on water. It has working headlights. The vehicle takes three AA batteries and the controller takes two AAA batteries (not included).
— J. Christopher Toys
in Jonesboro, Ark., sold 68 Morphibians since August, Owner Mary Horne told TDmonthly
in October 2009.
— Five of 40 retailers specifically named Morphibians as a best-selling R/C item in fall 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26018 (added 11/9/2009)
MSRP: $30.00Age Range: 5 and upGender: Boys And Girls
With sleek lines and aggressive styling, the Morphibians Rover is ready to take on any terrain — pond or bath, carpet or lawn — with its heavy duty tire tread and amphibious vehicle technology. The vehicle takes three AA batteries, the controller takes two AAA batteries, and the Rover runs at a 27MHz frequency. Other Morphibians are available at 49MHz in order to accommodate two vehicles being driven at the same time.
— “Our best-selling gift for boys is probably the Morphibians from Kid Galaxy, especially if a dad is shopping,” said Janet Gregory, owner of Over the Rainbow Toy Store
in Anchorage, Alaska, in June 2009.
— “Kid Galaxy's Morphibians have sold well for almost two years straight,” Joe Berardoni, owner of Pun's Toy Shop
in Bryn Mawr, Pa., told TDmonthly
in summer 2009.
— Of 47 retailers, four listed Morphibians as the top-selling gift for boys in early summer 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 24713 (added 7/21/2009)
MSRP: $18.00Age Range: 8 and upGender: Boys And Girls
This light, Styrofoam airplane is simple enough for easy flight and durable enough for an eventual nosedive. It has the distinctive double wings of biplanes, and a bright red color detailed with checkered stripes on the wings and tail. Charging off its launcher in less than a minute, the plane is just a trigger-pull away from flight. The charger-controller requires six AA batteries.
— “[It's] Kid Galaxy by far. The Backyard Flyer,” said Kate Tanner, owner of Kidstop Toys & Books Store
in Scottsdale, Ariz., when asked about best-selling flying toys in October 2008.
— “The Red Biplane is actually our best seller,” Ava Allen, owner of Be Beep a Toy Shop in Columbia, S.C., told TDmonthly
— About 25 percent of 68 retailers named the Backyard Flyer from Kid Galaxy as a top-selling toy.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20931 (added 10/10/2008)
MSRP: $25.00Age Range: 5 and upLaunch Date: July 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
Kid Galaxy’s Morphibians unite a wide variety of play types as they are safe not only for land, but also for water. Battery-operated and remote-controlled, a Morphibian is an all-terrain vehicle, going from driveway to living room to bathtub easily. Simple controls and aggressive styling make this chunky, four-wheel-drive vehicle appealing to a wide range of ages. Morphibians are available in two frequencies to allow two cars to be driven at once without interfering with one another’s signal.
— “For RC toys, we turn to Kid Galaxy for dependable electronics and age-appropriate play value,” said Sallie Kashiwa, manager of Timbuk Toys
in Denver, who noted the Morphibian as a best seller for older boys.
— Ten percent of 68 retailers named the Morphibian as a best-selling hobby toy in October 2008, citing average sales of eight to 10 per month.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20599 (added 9/19/2008)
MSRP: $15.99Age Range: 5 and upLaunch Date: September 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
Fast, compact and lightweight, the KG Racer is a hardy, easy-to-use remote-control car. Requiring no charging, the Racer is powered by batteries that stay safely in secure compartments in the car and the kid-friendly, two-button controller. Several styles of car are available with color schemes to suit boys and girls, and the cars are available in two frequencies to allow for two vehicles to be run at the same time without interfering with one another’s signal.
— Amy Barrett of Lasso the Moon Wonderful Toys in Helena, Mont., named KG Racers as her best-selling remote control toy in October 2008.
— Almost half of 68 retailers surveyed listed Kid Galaxy as their top-selling brand of RC and flying toys.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20579 (added 9/19/2008)
MSRP: $39.99Age Range: 8 and upLaunch Date: September 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
A more full-featured remote-controlled aircraft than some of Kid Galaxy’s simpler models, Field Flyers are more than just launch-and-fly gliders. The combination launcher and charger allows even beginner pilots to guide the airplane after launching. With a 20-minute charge, the Field Flyer will fly for about four minutes with a range of 100’.
— “Kid Galaxy Field Flyers, [the] remote planes you fly,” said Patti Tepper-Rasmussen, owner of Learning Tree Toys
in Oklahoma City, Okla., when asked about best-selling aircraft in October 2008.
— “They’re very popular and easy to use,” Carol Knight, owner of The Toy Store
in Ketchum, Idaho, told TDmonthly
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20578 (added 9/19/2008)
MSRP: $24.99Age Range: 1 and upGender: Boys And Girls
Kid Galaxy has launched the Little Universe category targeting kids ages 12 months and up. The premier toys in this category are the Round Hounds, a rolly, polly interactive puppy available in two breeds either Spaniel or Dalmatian. Each has crinkly, soft bendable ears that are soft to the touch. With off-centered wheels (paws) the pups walk clumsily and are programmed for “play-fetch” action. Give the puppy its toy slipper or ball and the Round Hound barks playfully, moves in 1 of 5 ways and then drops the toy for more!
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 17532 (added 2/14/2008)