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068 RC Afterhours Podcast - Ben Harber
067 RCAH 2019 Year In Review

067 RCAH 2019 Year In Review

December 30, 2019

 

Thanks to everyone who filled out the poll and made 2019 a success.

Enjoy the show!

 

#rcafterhours #live #podcast #yearinreview

Guests Chris & Mike

Youtube Link

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Topics:

  • Intro Guest
  • Results
  • Hot Seat Questions 
  • Q&A (live)
  • Flying?
  • Predictions for 2020

 

Results:

 

Best Foam Plane

Freewing AL37 Airliner Twin 70mm EDF Jet - PNP 43.6%

https://www.motionrc.com/collections/jets-and-ducted-fan/products/freewing-al37-airliner-twin-70mm-edf-jet-pnp

 

Best Balsa Plane

Hangar 9 CubCrafters XCub 60cc ARF, 116" 43.6%

https://www.horizonhobby.com/product/storefronts/giant-scale/hangar-9-brand/cubcrafters-xcub-60cc-arf-han5260

 

Best Twin Prop Plane

E-flite Twin Otter 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE, includes Floats 33.3%

https://www.horizonhobby.com/product/airplanes/e-flite-brand/airplane-new-releases/twin-otter-12m-bnf-basic-with-as3x--safe---floats-p-efl30050

Best EDF Jet

E-flite F-4 Phantom II 80mm EDF BNF Basic with AS3X & SAFE Select 25.6%

https://www.horizonhobby.com/product/storefronts/easy-monthly-payments/e-flite-brand/f-4-phantom-ii-80mm-edf-bnf-basic-with-as3x-safe-select-efl7950

 

Best Warbird

FlightLine F4U-1D Corsair 1600mm (63") Wingspan - PNP 51.3%

https://www.motionrc.com/collections/warbirds/products/flightline-rc-f4u-1d-corsair-pnp

 

Best Sport Flyer

E-flite Timber X 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select 42.6%

https://www.horizonhobby.com/product/storefronts/bind-n-fly/e-flite-brand/timber-x-bnf-basic-with-safe-select-efl3850

 

Best High Wing

E-flite Turbo Timber 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select, includes Floats 28.2%

https://www.horizonhobby.com/product/storefronts/easy-monthly-payments/e-flite-brand/turbo-timber-15m-bnf-basic-with-as3x-and-safe-select-efl15250

 

Best Glider

E-flite Night Radian FT 2.0m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select 79.5%

https://www.horizonhobby.com/product/storefronts/easy-monthly-payments/e-flite-brand/night-radian-ft-2m-bnf-basic-with-as3x-and-safe-select-efl3650

 

Best Heli 

Blade 230 S V2 BNF Basic with SAFE Technology 59%

https://www.horizonhobby.com/product/helicopters/easy-monthly-payments/bind-n-fly-helicopters/blade-230-s-v2-bnf-basic-blh1450

 

Best Multirotor 

Mavic Mini 48.7%

https://www.dji.com/ca/mavic-mini?site=brandsite&from=nav

 

Best Other (Optional)

Emax tiny hawk

Fatshark Attitude V5 Goggles

FT (toolkit RC) M8 charger

FT A10 Kit

Best 3D heli, XL Power 700

Spektrum XI12

Hardik's combat board

Park10Toys P707 Cessna 182. Good for beginners.

Defiant wings spec wing!!!!!!!!!!

Horizon's Flight Coach program 

Best Scale, Eflite SU-30

Admiral Carbon 5100 mah 70C 6s Battery

 

Best New Technology (Optional)

DJI HD FPV System

RunCam Hybrid HD Camera

Jumper T16 Radio

Spektrum Smart Batteries

Mikado VControl touch transmitter

HD FPV (DJI Occusync Air and Digital FPV)

Spektrum iX20

Smart Esc

Spektrum SMART

HD fpv

Plug and play on Eflite SU-30

Master series / John Overstreet molding

 

Predictions for 2020

 

The Good: (Trends)

Sub 250g explosion

Mainstream digital HD FPV

WWI planes

Andre is flying Spektrum

 

The Bad:

Battery tech is falling behind

 

The Ugly:

Shipping costs

 

Hot sellers:

Mavic Mini

Big trucks are popular

And EDFs

2019 RCAH Poll

2019 RCAH Poll

December 7, 2019

2019 RCAH Product Poll

It's that time of year where we start debating which plane will be the top plane...

This year you the fans have a say!

Thanks.

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066 Shawn Shepard “DEFIANT WINGS”

066 Shawn Shepard “DEFIANT WINGS”

December 1, 2019

 

#rcafterhours #live #podcast #defiantwings

066 Shawn Shepard “DEFIANT WINGS”

01 Dec 2019

Guest Shawn Shepard of DEFIANT WINGS

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Topics:

  • Intro Guest
  • Recent Projects
  • FPV Wing
  • Hot Seat Questions 
  • Q&A (live)
  • Flying!
  • New Products
  • Batteries!

New Planes & Products:

E-flite SU-30 Twin 70mm EDF

E-flite F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF

FMS Super EZ 1220mm V4 PNP with Floats

FMS 850mm Ranger PNP

FMS Beaver

065 Alpha Enos Motion RC “Wallet In The Sky”

065 Alpha Enos Motion RC “Wallet In The Sky”

October 27, 2019

065 Alpha Enos Motion RC “Wallet In The Sky”

27 Oct 2019

Guest Alpha Enos, MRC Product Developer

We've not talked to Alpha for a bit, he let us in on a few details about the development of the MRC Airliner and a few other products.

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064 Pete Holey Excellent Adventure

064 Pete Holey Excellent Adventure

October 4, 2019

RC Afterhours Podcast 064 Pete Holey Excellent Adventure

Guest Pete Holey Horizon Hobby Former Product Developer, Now Videographer

 

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Topics:

 

  • Intro Pete

 

    • Recent Projects
    • Hot Seat Questions 
    • Q&A (live)
    • Flying!
    • New Products
    • Batteries!

 

 

 

New Planes & Products:

E-flite F18

E-flite Apprentice STS 1.5m BNF Basic Smart Trainer with SAFE

H-King A-1 Skyraider 800mm (31.5") PnF W/ORX Flight Stabilizer

H-King Jetstar 64mm 11-Blade EDF Jet 800mm (31.5") PnF

Sky Trainer 182 1100mm PNP

J3 Cub 1100mm PNP

P-47 Thunderbolt 980mm PNP

063 Steve Neill No Monkey Business

063 Steve Neill No Monkey Business

September 6, 2019

Show Notes

063 Steve Neill No Monkey Business

06 Sept 2019

Guest Steve Neill

 

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Topics:

  • Intro Steve
  • Recent Projects
  • Hot Seat Questions 
  • Q&A (live)
  • Flying!
  • Sold some planes
  • Jets

 

New Planes & Products:

H-King Cessna TTX EPO Plane 1100mm (43") (PnF)

H-King Beechcraft Baron EP-GP 1760mm (69.2") (ARF) w/Servoless Retracts

 

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062 An interview with Alex Zvada from FliteTest

062 An interview with Alex Zvada from FliteTest

August 16, 2019

Andre sits down with Alexander Zvada, 

Creative Art Director at Flite Test to talk about the RC hobby.

 

Show Notes

062 RC Afterhours Podcast

15 Aug 2019

Guest Alex Zvada

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhHN6fqvPJs

 

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Topics:

Intro Alex

FT Projects

Hot Seat Questions 

Q&A (live)

 

New Planes & Products:

FMS A-10 V2

EFlite F16

Hanger 9 88” Ki-43 Oscar

E-Flite EC-1500

Mig-17

FlyCat

RadJet

 

061 RC Afterhours Podcast REBOOT

061 RC Afterhours Podcast REBOOT

August 2, 2019

Show Notes

061 RC Afterhours Podcast

02 Aug 2019

YouTube Live Stream

 

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Topics:

  1. Live Stream going to YouTube @ My Channel
  2. POV on the Patreon Fund
  3. The show’s future
  • Grassroots
  • Builders
  • Helis?
  • Ground?
  • Wings?
  • Guests you’d like to hear from

 

New Planes & Products:

Avios MiG-17 Fresco Jet Fighter 90mm EDF 1200mm (47.3") (PNF)

OrangeRx TX10i Full Range 2.4GHz DSMX/DSM2 Compatible 10CH Radio System (Mode 2) International Ver

FMS A-10 Thunderbolt II V2 70mm EDF Jet PNP

E-flite HAVOC Xe 80mm EDF Sport Jet BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

FT Night Radian LED Controller

DJI Digital FPV System + FatShark’s system (fatshark byte frost)

Laine’s Planes Norman

MAMBA 10 SUPER PNP

060 FF19 and one last hurrah

060 FF19 and one last hurrah

July 22, 2019

Andre and Mike recount some of the highlights of Flitefest2019. Chris reveals that this will be his last podcast as host of RC Afterhours and Andre will be taking over as host and continuing on the legacy. Thanks again for all the support over the last 5 years.