KO PROPO

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Legacy of KO PROPO
Established in Tokyo, Japan KO PROPO is a family owned and operated private company Kondo Kagaku, Ltd. One of the pioneers in the R/C industry, the founder (Mr. Kondo) produced one of the first wireless remote controls for airplanes in 1945.

Meaning of KO PROPO
KO PROPO comes from two words. The KO comes from the founder’s last name Kondo. PROPO in Japan has the meaning of Proportional systems. Thus creating KO PROPO. The Kondo Kagaku Company has its roots dating from 1945 in the R/C industry. Mr. Kondo is considered one of the founders in the industry and one of the people to push for the Tokyo Hobby Show that is now shown every year in Tokyo Japan.

In 1945, he came up with the plans and product of a wireless remote control system for airplanes. A very crude system for today’s standards, but very high tech for its time. Mr. Kondo wanted to show the world his product and thus helped to create the Tokyo Hobby Show.

The R/C products that KO PROPO produced were originally designed for air use. Looking into other markets, Mr. Kondo saw the increasing need for land use R/C and this was his next concentration. As of 1988, KO PROPO concentrates on producing products for R/C land use only.

Nowadays, as many manufacturers race each other to outsource their production to far eastern countries to capitalize on cheaper labor and reduced production costs, sometimes at the expense of quality, all KO PROPO products have been designed and made in Japan.

Today, KO Propo makes the fastest, most advanced and reliable 2.4Ghz transmitters used by world champions and top R/C drivers around the world.

JPL Model PL is proud to be a partner of KO Propo in this part of the world supporting KO customers directly.

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