Babcock Controls Inc. was a California based electronics manufacturer. This company was primarily focused on military projects, with a small side branch being low cost R/C remote control systems. Babcock built several innovative remote control systems in the early days of R/C model flying. At that time these were all tube systems. In the course of time, model aircraft production was discontinued in favour of military orders.

More by chance I came across an unused 1-channel system in tube technology, which I find visually very beautiful.

You can find a nice Babcock overview photo here: »


Babcock transmitter BCT-2 and receiver BCT-3


babcock 01s


babcock 02s

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  1. I have a bct-3 that I bought new in 1959,used a superagenative citizenship receiver taught myself to fly on a used debolt trainer
    Still flying rc at age 79

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