Flite Test: Aviation - RC Planes - Multirotors

Join Chris and Andre as they have an in-depth interview with Hobbyking's very own Stuart Warne. Find out how he got involved in RC,his deep passion for the Durafly brand and what the future might hold. Thanks for listening

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Alex and Austin sit down to discuss the new RC registration requirement, take some voice mails and make some announcements. - More at: http://flitetest.com/articles/099-faa-discussion-w-austin-alex

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Chris,Wayne and Mike bring in special guest Fred Provost to discuss the huge uproar the Federal Aviation Administration has caused with there new small UAS registration rule.

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FTAfterhours listened to what you wanted. "Tech Talk With David" is our new segment where everyone's favorite Swede  David Windestal answers you technical questions. Let us know what you think. Thanks for listening

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Josh had a chance to interview some of the top FPV freestyle pilots in the world! We got to spend some time with some of our favorite pilots at F3Expo and even meet some new ones!

See more at: http://flitetest.com/articles/096-skitzo-charpu-mr-steele-and-finalglideaus

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Special guest and friend of the show Andrew joins Chris ,Wayne,and Andre to talk about his very cool plane that flies using cell phone towers. Wayne finally gives us the details on how he got his Radian out of the tree. Chris fills us in on this years Horizon indoor event and a few product reviews. Andre tells us how he got the shakes after the first flight since the sky mule crash at flitefest. Thanks for listening.

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Austin, Alex and Peter catch up on our project with USA TODAY, recent Flite Test developments, 360 cameras and take some voicemails!



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Wayne joins the guys after a small hiatus and we find out about the runway at his new house. Andre fills us in on the devastating crash of the HMB quad that took a few days to recover.Chris shares some of his antics he's been up to with the Phantom 3 and getting a case of motion sickness for the first time while flying FPV. Thanks for listening.

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Austin and Alex bring back the Flite Test podcast! After taking a bit of a break from the main podcast, we are back on track. We want to give a big thank you to the Afterhours crew for keeping at least a bi-weekly podcast going in our absence!

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The Afterhours crew finally drag Chad Kapper in the studio to find out why he has been traveling around the world, the latest info with Rotor DR1 and what he's working on next. Also we chat with one of the top FPV pilots Steele Davis.  

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Chris and Andre are all over the map with this one, from doing live Periscope Q&A to controversial planes to crash stories. Join them in there bench flying session for another Flitetest Afterhours podcast.

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Chris and Andre have an early morning coffee bench flying session. Everything from Andre's birthday to Questions from the Flitetest podcast forum.

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The Afterhours guys talk about what some of the new things they have been flying and also discuss the huge list of new products that have been anounced in the last couple weeks.

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Austin had a chance to sit down with Chris Thomas, Michael Gianoutsos and Alex Greve from Multi GP. We talk about the exciting past, present and future of FPV racing! 

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If you like RC crash stories this podcast is the one. Join the Flitetest Afterhours crew as they share some crazy stories from there listeners.

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Josh Bixler, Josh Scott, Alex Zvada and Stefan Ostergren round out today's episode for a fairly large podcast! We had fun catching up with Josh Scott, talking about our big FT Extra update and what's on the new frontier for Flite Test!

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The Afterhours crew sits down with Mark Lehman from MultiRC and talk about his new almost indestructible new Quadcopter the HMB235. Thanks for listening.

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We met Scott Zimmerman at Flitefest 2015 and found out about his company airbears.org and were so impressed we asked him to come on the show and talk about it. If your interested in putting your FPV or AP copter/plane to some good use listen in and find out how.

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This is a 2 part 3 hour podcast of all the crazy stuff that went on on from Flitefest 2015. Thanks for listening.

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We hosted another live podcast at Flite Fest 2015! We answered your questions and made some very significant announcements.

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Today we talk about what we have been up to lately at Flite Test. Including Flite Fest preparations, upcoming products, products we have been using and a game we have been playing! 

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Just a true bench flying session with the FTAfterhours crew. Andre Rousseau talks about his Apm quad fly away and what might have happened.

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Everyone's favorite Swede David Windestal joins the FTAfterhours crew. we find out whats been going on over there in the dark confines of David's basement.  We also surprise him with a few email questions from our listeners.

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Austin, Josh and Alex do a roundup of everything that is currently going on at Flite Test. We also "Periscope" and take some of your questions over the app! 

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Its a full studio for the FTAfterhours podcast with Chris,Wayne,Mike and Andre. Lots of Horizon Hobby talk with a review of the Parkzone Night Visionaire and some cool new products from them. Plus listen to Mike talk about his all time epic crash and recovery story.

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Its just Chris and Andre in studio for the FTAfterhours podcast for some serious bench flying with everything from Joe Nall,talking radios to crazy crash stories.

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Rutan RC Kickstarter: http://kck.st/1AMSlFq Burt Rutan is perhaps the most famous aerospace engineer in the world known for his many, many innovative designs that have marveled people for decades. He is known for dozens of designs including the Voyager which is an extremely efficient airplane designed to circle the planet without stopping or refueling. 

Burt takes a moment to fill us in on his current all consuming project the SkiGull which he shares many details with us that have not been shared before. Burt is hoping to have his new design finished in time to fly to EAA Airventure Oshkosh and display the plane. 

Perhaps Burt's most famous design, SpaceShipOne and it's mothership White Knight are now going to be released to the public through Rutan RC. We encourage you to support the Kickstarter like we did! 



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The Afterhours crew of Chris,Wayne,Mike and Andre are back at it in the studio to discuss the hot new camera platforms of the DJI Phantom 3 and the 3DR Robotics Solo. Add to that a review of the Dromida Ominus FPV drone and some great crash stories mixed in from our listeners.

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Duncan Clark is a professional cameraman who works on huge cable TV shows. He has found a way to integrate aerial photography as less expensive, more effective way to get some really unique shots for the shows he works on. 

We talk about his set up, shooting with creativity, working with television production companies, legal aspects and enconomic aspects of his job. 



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The Aftershours crew make there yearly trip to Toledo for one of the best RC shows around, Weak Signals.Chris,Wayne and Andre discuss some of the interesting new products from the show.

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Austin, Alex and Eric talk about the rapidly advancing world of aerial photography. We've been paying attention to a lot of the announcements from the 2015 NAB Show and we couldn't help but do a quick podcast on it.

 The Blackmagic Micro camera, 3D Robotoics Solo, the Phantom 3, the Connex HD downlink system, Headplay FPV headset are just a few of the things we were able to touch on. 

It's an exciting time to be in the aerial photography hobby and business! 

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If you like RC crash stories then this podcast is for you. Chris,Wayne and Andre discuss some crazy off the wall crashes.

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In this episode, we have an awesome time with Nic Lechner or "Nerd Nic" as he is known on the Flite Test forums and site. 

We talk about his experience doing some awesome Flite Test Foam airplane designs, how he goes about the design process and how others can get into making or modifying their own planes as well. 

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The Afterhours crew finally get Andre on the line and discuss a mix of crazy crash stories,some Drone controversy and AS3X stabilization.  

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Today we have a great chat with Jeremiah and Matt from Stone Blue Airlines. We see them often at events and enjoy their YouTube channel on making FPV simple. It was nice to sit down with them and get some insight into their business and their personal journeys. 

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After a small hiatus the regular FTAfterhours crew are back to discuss some very interesting crash stories and some great new products. Some being just released from the international toy fair in Germany.

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We had an amazing opportunity to hang out with Charpu, Tim Nilson, Andy Graber and Fred Provost (FlyingMonkey) in Florida near the main offices of GetFPV. So the natural course of action was to open up and share the discussion with you for the podcast!

We talk shop with Charpu about how he got started flying and the what the secret is to  become such a gifted RC FPV pilot in under a year.

We also talk to Tim and Andy about how they got their start in the hobby and the humble origions of their now massively successful business. With the lighting speed that the multirotor industry is advancing it is very interesting to look back at where it's come from and what the very exciting future holds. 



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Chris brings in some of the Wives Jen,Anna,Lindsey and Kimberly for a valentines episode and asks the tough questions you wanted to know.

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Today Josh Scott joins us to talk about FT Extra and our plans for online flight video world domination! 

Martin Luessi from BrainFPV also joins us to talk about his integrated flight control board that also has OSD all in a very small package. 

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in this episode of FTAH Chris,Mike,Eric and Wayne discuss the hot "Drone" topics.

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We decided is was defintely time to have an interview with someone from DJI!  We recently released our very first review of a DJI product, the Inspire. Also with the very recent press release from DJI regarding the flying restriction of sesitive areas such as Washington DC, expanded airport protection etc, we thought this would be a perfect time to have someone from DJI on the show. 

We want to give a big thanks to Eric Cheng for spending over an hour chatting with us. Eric is the Director of Aerial Imaging and is the General Manager of the DJI San Francisco office.



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The FTAftershours crew discuss a few of the new RC products from HobbyKing and Horizon Hobby and the long awaited Dream-Flight Libelle DLG Review. Of course there might be a few crash stories thrown in there.

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It's been a while since Josh Scott has been regularly in Flite Test content which is something we aim to fix! Meanwhile, he was able to join us for some podcast shenanigans where we discuss a recent FT Roadtrip, the dozen or so episodes we shot along the way, the DJI Inspire 1, and what Mr. Scott has been up to. 

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FT After Hours Crew: Chris Wayne and mike start out the new year with some great crash stories and a couple cool product reviews

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Today we talk to Daniel Riley from the YouTube channel "RC Test Flight". We've always enjoyed Daniel's awesome videos and fun projects. He is certainly a DIYer after our own hearts and so he was kind enough to join us for an interview. Enjoy!

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