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Flite Test is an entertainment company that is all about flight. We love to test, fly and sometimes even crash when things go wrong! We often talk about flying, building & repairing RC airplanes, setting up quadcopters, occasionally helicopters and anything else related to radio control flight. FliteTest After Hours is hosted by Chris and he often goes into the behind the scenes of the webshow, the radio control industry, and has very entertaining guests on the show.

Flite Test is an entertainment company that is all about flight. We love to test, fly and sometimes even crash when things go wrong! We often talk about flying, building & repairing RC airplanes, setting up quadcopters, occasionally helicopters and anything else related to radio control flight. FliteTest After Hours is hosted by Chris and he often goes into the behind the scenes of the webshow, the radio control industry, and has very entertaining guests on the show.
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Flite Test is an entertainment company that is all about flight. We love to test, fly and sometimes even crash when things go wrong! We often talk about flying, building & repairing RC airplanes, setting up quadcopters, occasionally helicopters and anything else related to radio control flight. FliteTest After Hours is hosted by Chris and he often goes into the behind the scenes of the webshow, the radio control industry, and has very entertaining guests on the show.

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English


Episodes

209 Ben Harber's XB-70 Valkyrie!

3/4/2019
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In 2017, Ben Harber started an epic project to build a giant XB-70 in foam board. Here's a conversation about it. We're all for making huge, hilariously large, ambitious airplane projects to push our personal boundaries and see what's possible. With a handful of tools and some basic materials, it's amazing what we can create. Ben Harber is no stranger to testing the limits of basic materials like foam board. His Flite Test-sponsored project in 2017-18 is evidence that with some grit and...

Duration:00:58:41

208 Landing Model Rockets! Ft. BPS.Space

2/18/2019
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This week on the Flite Test Podcast, James sits down with Joe Barnard from BPS.Space to talk about self-landing model rockets. Joe Barnard has been making headlines as a self-taught engineer who is trying to recreate Space X technology in miniature. Even grabbing the attention of Elon Musk, he's really getting people excited about what's next for the hobby of model rockets. On this podcast, we talked to him about the value of backyard engineering. If you want to get into model rockets,...

Duration:00:47:27

207 Giant Scale Airliners! ft. RamyRC

2/4/2019
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This week on the FT Podcast, James is joined by RamyRC to talk about his gigantic RC airliner projects. Ramy is known for ambitious radio control projects like his Boeing 777 X9 and 1/4th scale Viper Jet with all the gadgets and gizmos you could think of. A few weeks ago, we sat down over the internet to talk about these models along with why he builds big, challenges himself, and deals with the pressure of flying giant RC airplanes. Find out more in the podcast article flitetest.com ...

Duration:00:37:07

206 Designing Airplanes with Nerdnic!

1/21/2019
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This week on the Flite Test Podcast, James sits down with Nic Lechner to discuss Nic's design process for his airplanes. Nic 'Nerdnic' Lechner found popularity on flitetest.com back in 2015 with his sleek and streamlined RC airplane designs that could even hit the 120mph mark - did I mention these were made from foam board? Nic is all about pushing the limits of foam. Here's the podcast I recorded with Nic just before Christmas. I think you're going to enjoy it. Article:...

Duration:00:41:05

205 Joshua Orchard's Ultimate Scratch Builds!

1/7/2019
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This week on the Flite Test Podcast, new host James chats with Josh Orchard about crazy detailed RC airplane projects! "Building is my passion" - it's that simple for Josh. The master builder behind multiple epic projects on the Flite Test Forum, we spoke to Josh about why he builds, how positively influences his life and the design challenges he has faced. Check out Josh's Bugatti 100p model on the Forums here. Make sure to read all of the bonus podcast content found on...

Duration:00:41:17

204 Hobby to Career Ft. rctestflight

12/10/2018
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Today on the Flite Test Podcast, James is joined by YouTuber and long-term RC hacker and tinkerer Daniel Riley. Daniel is best known for his YouTube channel rctestflight. In the last year, he's turned his passions into a career with his work for FreeFly Systems and his LED company Stratus LEDs. Watch Daniel's videos on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/user/rctestflight Check out The Flite Test Book of R/C Airplanes available in the US, UK and Europe today! FT Store -...

Duration:00:28:33

203: Josh Bixler's Approach to Aerodynamics!

11/26/2018
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This week on the new season of the Flite Test podcast, James chats with Josh B all about practical aerodynamics for RC airplanes. With many years of experience designing tens of different Flite Test planes and other aircraft, Josh provides insight into what you should be thinking about when designing and flying your own models. For bonus content, make sure to visit www.flitetest.com/articles

Duration:00:45:37

202 What Is David Windestål Working On?

11/12/2018
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As our original in-house mad scientist here at Flite Test, we're always asked David Windestål is up to these days. On this edition of the Flite Test podcast, new FT podcast host James Whomsley sits down with David as he records from Italy to talk about his Maker Knife Kickstarter and new RC Explorer Bicopter. Here are the links to David's websites! www.makerknife.com www.rcexplorer.se Make sure to check out the accompanying FTP article to view images of the Maker Knife and Bicopter as...

Duration:00:36:08

201 Terry Dunn, NASA, and Experimental RC Planes!

10/29/2018
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Writer and ex-NASA employee Terry Dunn joins James for the Flite Test Podcast this week to talk about space and RC. Link coming soon for the podcast article with extra fun things to read about relating to this episode.

Duration:00:49:32

200 Tom Stanton, 3D Printing and Compressed Air Engines

10/16/2018
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YouTube engineer Tom Stanton joins James for the Flite Test Podcast this week. Tom's channel is crammed full of great projects ranging from VTOL aircraft to mighty wooden trebuchets. On this edition of the podcast, you can expect to hear about many of these experiments along with how it is to study aerospace engineering at college level.

Duration:00:29:22

199 The Flite Test Podcast is Back!

10/1/2018
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On today's podcast, we introduce James as the new host of the FTP Season 2. Joining him are Stefan and Austin to discuss what's new, what's next and some exciting projects happening here at Flite Test.

Duration:00:34:51

198 Catchin up with Onigiri and Kvin fpv!

5/31/2018
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On todays episode Ian catches up with Onigiri and KevnFpv to see what they are up to with their worldwide ROADTRIP! FLITE TEST - https://www.flitetest.com/ FLITE FEST - http://www.flitefest.com/ff-south-register/ FT STORE - https://store.flitetest.com/ FT FB - https://www.facebook.com/flitetest/ Onigiri - https://goo.gl/h4gvs2 Kvin Fpv - https://goo.gl/TFTXmH Thanks for listening and be sure to subscribe and rate us! We love to hear your thoughts! Catch ya next time, Deuces!

Duration:00:41:09

197 Skydio CEO Adam Bry!

5/10/2018
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On todays episode of the Podcast, we catch up with the CEO and Co-Founder of Skydio, to talk about the R1, future plans and what autonomy might look like in the future! FLITE TEST - https://www.flitetest.com/ FLITE FEST - http://www.flitefest.com/ FT STORE - https://store.flitetest.com/ FT FB - https://www.facebook.com/flitetest/ Skyido - https://www.skydio.com/ Thanks for listening and if you have not done so, consider subscribing to us on itunes! Till next time! Deuces!

Duration:00:24:44

196 Inter-Collegiate Drone Racing UND edition!

4/20/2018
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On todays episode we catch up with the UND RC Club about their trip to the Inter-Collegiate Drone Racing National Championships and the journey of how they got their! FLITE TEST - https://www.flitetest.com/ FLITE FEST - http://www.flitefest.com/ FT STORE - https://store.flitetest.com/ FT FB - https://www.facebook.com/flitetest/ If you have not done so already, go subscribe and rate us on Itunes! Thanks so much for listening and we will catch you all next time! Deuces!

Duration:00:33:10

195 NEW hire Andrew the video guy!

4/6/2018
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Today we catch up with our latest hire Andrew, who is one of our new Video Producers here at FT! FLITE TEST - https://www.flitetest.com/ FLITE FEST - http://www.flitefest.com/ FT STORE - https://store.flitetest.com/ FT FB - https://www.facebook.com/flitetest/ If you have not done so, go and give us a rate and subscribe on itunes! ;) See ya next time! Deuces

Duration:00:39:46

194 Our Cub Crafters Newbie Trent Siggard!

3/22/2018
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Alex and Austin catch up with our good friend Trent Siggard who now works for Cub Crafters! FLITE TEST - https://www.flitetest.com/ FT STORE - https://store.flitetest.com/ FT FB - https://www.facebook.com/flitetest/ Cub Crafters: http://cubcrafters.com/ Thanks for listening and if you have not done so, make sure to subscribe and rate us on Itunes! Check out all of our other FliteTest content on youtube! Catch yall next time! Deuces!

Duration:00:40:26

193 SKITZO is the second most interesting man in the world!

3/2/2018
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On todays podcast we sit down with Alex Zvada and SKITZO (Aka - Jon davis) about How he got into the RC scene and what he does when he is NOT freestylin quads! FLITE TEST - https://www.flitetest.com/ FT STORE - https://store.flitetest.com/ FT FB - https://www.facebook.com/flitetest/ SKITZO's Channel - https://goo.gl/yFVVbp Thanks for listening and do not forget to subscribe and rate us on itunes! Check out our other content on Youtube here! See ya next time! Deuces!

Duration:00:47:02

192 Journey to Drone Racing!

2/23/2018
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ON todays podcast, we catch up with Matt here at FT about Local, Regional and National level Drone Racing! FLITE TEST - https://www.flitetest.com/ FT STORE - https://store.flitetest.com/ FT FB - https://www.facebook.com/flitetest/ Quad Racing Group of Ohio - https://www.qrgohio.com/about-qrgo.html Thanks for listening and if you have not done so, consider subscribing and rating us on itunes! also check us out on Youtube! See ya next time! Deuces!

Duration:00:33:27

191 Who needs iron man when you have Mr. Steele?

2/16/2018
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On todays episode We catch up with Mr. Steele and what he has been up to lately with Kwad Share, YOUTUBE and even Skateboarding! FLITE TEST - https://www.flitetest.com/ FT STORE - https://store.flitetest.com/ FT FB - https://www.facebook.com/flitetest/ Mr steele - https://www.youtube.com/user/MrSteeledavis Kwad Share - http://forum.flitetest.com/forumdisplay.php?196-Kwad-Share If you have not done so, rate and subscribe to us on Itunes! Also, check out all our other content on...

Duration:00:56:38

190 FLITE TEST WORLD OF FLIGHT UPDATE!!

2/1/2018
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On todays Episode Josh Bixler and Austin Furey UPDATE us on everything about the new FLITE TEST DESTINATION LOCATION as well as an awesome Crowd Fund Campaign that is coming out this MONDAY to drive that location forward!! FLITE TEST - https://www.flitetest.com/ FT STORE - https://store.flitetest.com/ FT FB - https://www.facebook.com/flitetest/ EVENTS - https://www.flitetest.com/events/ If have haven't done so already, consider subscribing to us on itunes and giving us a rate! We...

Duration:00:40:36