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The Aviation RC Noob

By AviationRCNoob
We want to help the newcomer to the hobby and entertain those with more experience.

How we'll help:

learn about the hobby basics,
tips and tricks,
talk to experts,
Share resources we find.

How we'll entertain:

Share our experiences,
We'll share our mishaps.

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Ep 59 - Just Started? Listen to This! Recap Episode
If you are new to the hobby, this is a good episode to start with.  Matt and Joe recap all of the episodes so far to serve as a guide to older episodes. Join Us! https://discord.gg/CUzrvRADtD
01:50:54
September 24, 2022
Ep 58 - Gliders and Field Gliding
This episode Matt and Joe have been building and they talk some about of the art of gliding as well as some gliding types, tips, and tricks. Do you have model finishing tips? https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/noob-nation-building-towards-flitefest-2023.70484/page-2#post-726659 FF’23 Community Challenge Barnstormers https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/flite-fest-2023-community-challenge-%E2%80%93-barnstormers.70800/#post-729893 References: WACO https://www.asomf.org/museum-exhibits/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waco_CG-4 Popular Science 1944 Silent Partner of the Plane: Flying Magazine Feb 1947 So we bought a Glider: Go Build one yourself! BlueFoam(by TerryDunn): http://www.flyrc.com/images/drupal/fly_rc_waco_cg-4a_tiled_v2.pdf FliteTest SBK: https://store.flitetest.com/ft-simple-waco-glider/ Balsa Plans Aerofred: https://aerofred.com/details.php?image_id=91861 Gliding Links: http://www.rc-airplane-advisor.com/how-to-find-thermals.html https://www.flitetest.com/articles/glider-flying-tips https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/rc-glider-hits-548-mph-in-record-flight/ Images: https://andershjelmer.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/infographicglidingoutlined1.jpg http://www.rc-airplane-advisor.com/slope-gliders.html Speed record: https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/rc-glider-hits-548-mph-in-record-flight/ Help Yankee2003: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/noob-nation-building-towards-flitefest-2023.70484/page-2#post-726659 Join Us! https://discord.gg/CUzrvRADtD
01:45:04
September 10, 2022
Next Week - Our Apologies
Joe and I have been Swamped with Work, School, Scouts, D&D, Kids, Birthdays Etc. Don't fret, we will have something for you next week. www.aviationrcnoob.com
01:03
September 03, 2022
Ep 57 - Games We play with Guest Jesse Hampton
This episode Matt and Joe catch up with Jesse Hampton (a.k.a. Zetoyoc), and talk about the type of games to play when gathering with friends and when organizing a fun fly. Merch!: https://aviation-rc-noob-podcast.creator-spring.com References: https://northwestrc.com/ Freestyle flights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhRZv5XpPk4 https://youtu.be/h0a1f5FBLU0 Build a Wonder 38” Foam Wonders: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?resources/ https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?resources/foam-wonder-patriot.344/ Bat: https://www.oldschoolmodels.com/bat.htm Spads: (Simple Plastic Airplane Design) https://www.spadtothebone.net/freeplans.htm Inspirational Thread: https://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60614 http://www.mini-iac.org/ Help Yankee2003: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/noob-nation-building-towards-flitefest-2023.70484/page-2#post-726659 Join Us! https://discord.gg/CUzrvRADtD
01:59:18
August 20, 2022
Ep 56 - F.A.A., Now What?
This episode Matt and Joe talk about some news regarding FAA regulations and discuss the Junker 87 - Stuka. Join Us! https://discord.gg/CUzrvRADtD References: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junkers_Ju_87 https://podtail.com/en/podcast/world-of-warbirds/ju-87-stuka/ https://insideunmannedsystems.com/faa-just-won-the-remote-id-casethank-you-next/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skTFAibG9a0 Build a Stuka 50” Foam: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/13th-squadron-ju-87-b-2-stuka.66569/ 40” Balsa: https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=4351
01:59:53
August 06, 2022
Ep 55 - Glide Tests
This week Matt and Joe talk about the importance and methods of the glide test! References History :https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsubishi_G4M https://airplanes-online.com/mitsubishi-g4m-betty-bomber.htm Glide Testing: https://www.flitetest.com/articles/step-by-step-glide-testing-tutorial Build one out of Foam: https://www.13thsquadron.com/g4m-betty-bomber.html CG Calculator: https://www.ecalc.ch/cgcalc.php The Hangar RC announcement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTSbll9YJfw 3d prints:https://www.planeprint.com/eagle Visit and Support www.aviationrcnoob.com https://www.patreon.com/aviationrcnoob
01:36:58
July 23, 2022
Ep 54 - Flite Fest 2022
Listen in as Joe, Matthew, and Jesse have their night time camp site debriefs at Flite Fest this year. Discord Matthew's SR-72 Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:09:02
July 09, 2022
Ep 53 - Custom Skins
This week Matt and Joe discuss custom skins and walk through skin creation. Discord Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:45:23
June 25, 2022
Ep 52 - Special Guest Richard Joy
Ep 52 - Special Guest Richard Joy This week Matt and Joe take a minute to chat with Special Guest Richard Joy. We learn what everyone has been up to in the hobby, and ARCN Community Events and as always a Brief History Segment. Then we Talk to a relative New guy to the hobby as we hear his experiences so far. References www.thehangarrc.com/buildoff/ https://military-history.fandom.com/wiki/Handley_Page_V/1500 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shuttleworth_Collection#Vehicles_in_the_collection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cB6RirM3ZY https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/1-9-scale-bristol-m1c-the-hangarrc-2022-build-off-challenge.69257/ https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/sr-72-darkstar-1-20-scale-design-by-foamydm.70175/ Visit and Support www.aviationrcnoob.com https://www.patreon.com/aviationrcnoob
02:21:53
June 11, 2022
Ep 51 - Special Guests Ron and Tom from the RC Plane Lab
This week Joe and Matt are joined by Ron and Tom from the RC Plane Lab Podcast.  Tune in to the first every Aviation RC Plane Noob Lab Podcast! Visit and Support www.rcplanelab.com www.aviationrcnoob.com https://www.patreon.com/aviationrcnoob Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:12:55
May 28, 2022
Ep 50 - It’s Too Windy, so Build Build Build
ARCN Ep 50 - It’s Too Windy, so Build Build Build This week Matt catches everyone up on what he’s been up to in the hobby, and big new upcoming community events and a brief history segment while Joe takes a moment to address some of life’s moments. 0:00 intro 4:00 Hobby Time 18:00 Community 30:00 History 45:00 Main Topic - It’s time to take the time 57:00 Farewell References Buildoff Infor: www.thehangarrc.com/buildoff/ Vote: https://forms.gle/UY5pEGizNDYJH8PC9 History Topic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DFW_Floh Matt's Plane index: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/foamydm-plan-index.59224/ DWf Floh Build Log: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/1-6-scale-foamy-dfw-t-28-floh-flite-fest-2022-dawn-patrol-challenge.70043 Hobby News: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/04/25/fact-sheet-the-domestic-counter-unmanned-aircraft-systems-national-action-plan/ DrachenFleiger Glide Test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FdcDozClYo Visit and Support www.aviationrcnoob.com https://www.patreon.com/aviationrcnoob
56:50
May 14, 2022
Ep 49 - Flying Off Water
This week Matt and Joe talk about the history of flying boats and seaplanes, proper waterproofing of your plane, and things to consider when taking off from and landing on water.  As always they talk about their activities in the hobby. Discord References https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CatlUfYcG9Y https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_boat https://hartzellprop.com/history-of-seaplanes/ https://military-history.fandom.com/wiki/Dunne_D.8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CatlUfYcG9Y https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rutan_SkiGull https://www.flitetest.com/articles/waterproofing-electronics Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:34:41
April 30, 2022
Ep 48 - Too Windy
This week Matt and Joe continue their quadcopter discussion with the history of quadcopters and then go on to discuss what to do when you get to the field and find the conditions unfavorable for flight. Discord Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:20:36
April 16, 2022
Ep 47 - Quadcopters with Special Guest Lee Schofield
This week Matt and Joe get a Quadcopter primer and advice from Painless360’s Lee Schofield. Discord FT Spitfire color theme for Flite Fest can be found on our Discord server. References Painless360 - YouTube http://www.rclab.info/2012/11/radd-method.html FPV UK Handbook 2021 v1.2 Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:14:60
April 02, 2022
Ep 46 - Field Etiquette
This week Matt and Joe talk about what they are up to as usual, Joe will talk about a WWI synchronization gears and then they will discuss what to remember when flying at an AMA field, what to expect, and what is expected. Discord Slow Mo Guys vid AMA Flying Site Safety and Operational Rules Interruptor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJ5OJ803JgE Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:30:24
March 19, 2022
Ep 45 - Phantoms and LEDs
This week Matt and Joe talk about what they are up to as usual. Joe will talk about the Fairchild Republic A10 Thunderbolt II and then Matt will continue with the Night Flying topic and discuss some of the details of LEDs. Discord https://www.precisionhawk.com/agriculture/vegetation-indices References LED education - https://www.derunledlights.com/the-difference-between-addressable-rgb-led-strip-ws2811-ws2812b-ws2813-ws2815-sk6812-sk9822/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-emitting_diode Led Plane Lights https://www.amazon.com/Airplane-Aircraft-Helicopter-Wireless-Navigational/dp/B07H5VP4JH Flite Test Radian light kit - Set it to a Barometer to change color like a Vario. https://www.wingnuttech.com/products/night-radian-led-controller https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3603653-Wingnut-Tech-Night-Radian-LED-Controller-Review https://www.laserbeelpm.com/rlc.html A-10 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairchild_Republic_A-10_Thunderbolt_II https://www.af.mil/About-Us/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/104490/a-10c-thunderbolt-ii/ https://www.military.com/equipment/a-10-thunderbolt-ii RC Gun - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh00NTOWUJE The new A-10: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMNT5WMrz-c Build One: Foam: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?resources/ft-a-10-warthog.58/ Balsa (72”): https://aerofred.com/details.php?image_id=93099&mode=search&sessionid=v5lh2km9d3pdct9v1rc88q94q1 Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:23:24
March 05, 2022
Ep 44 - Night Flights and RC Lighting
This episode Matt and Joe talk about what the rules are regarding night flying and some methods of lighting your RC planes and they talk about their contest experiences thus far. As always they talk about what they have done in the hobby recently and what they will be doing. Discord References: https://historyzen.com/2020/10/21/a-history-of-night-flying-part-one-1910-1941/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In-flight_entertainment FAA: https://www.faa.gov/uas/recreational_fliers/ https://drone-registration.net/how-to-fly-your-drone-at-night-legally-part-107-night-waiver/#:~:text=Part%20107%20prohibits%20the%20operation,Almanac%2C%20converted%20to%20local%20time. AMA: http://www.ama10.wildapricot.org/resources/AMA%20UAS%20REGULATORY%20GUIDANCE%20FOR%20CITIES%20_%20LAW%20ENFORCEMENT%20PDF.pdf Lights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M1J9qQX1TQ Part 107 Video: https://youtu.be/6_ucCKFJUCU Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:29:51
February 19, 2022
Ep 43 - ELRS The New Kid in Town
This episode Matt and Joe talk about the new transmitter protocol in town making big promises, Express LRS.  Joe educates Matt about the Vickers Wellington DWI .  As always they talk about what they’ve done in the hobby and what they will be doing. Show Resource Links: www.thehangarrc.com/buildoff FT Plan index: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/sp0nz-plans-index.17136/#post-183296 https://shortfinals.org/2013/06/15/the-real-monster-from-loch-ness-vickers-wellington-r-for-robert/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vickers_Wellington Vickers Wellington - Build one!: Balsa: https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=2851 Foam: https://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60141&page=5 ELRS info: https://oscarliang.com/expresslrs/ https://www.expresslrs.org/2.0/faq/ http://www.multirotorguide.com/guide/expresslrs-open-source-long-range-radio-control-system-complete-guide/ Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:49:51
February 05, 2022
Ep 42 - 2 Years! Looking Back and Looking Forward
This episode Joe and Matt take a look at the past year and discuss the coming year, giveaway winners, their progress with their Buildoff Challenge plans, and the ME 163 Komet. Discord Show Resource Links: www.thehangarrc.com/buildoff Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:00:53
January 22, 2022
Ep 41- 5 Weeks and Counting
This episode Joe and Matt chat about their contest ideas and the history of the F7F Tigercat. Discord Show Resource Links: www.thehangarrc.com/buildoff FT Plan index F7F Tigercat  - Make One: Watch rc ones: https://youtu.be/49-IfJ9b7xc?t=430 Build one out of Foam: Fancy: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/grumman-f7f-tigercat-scratch-build.53548/ Simple: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?resources/f7f-tigercat.192/ Balsa: https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=2184 Buy one ready to go: https://www.motionrc.com/products/flightline-f7f-3-tigercat-1600mm-63-wingspan-pnp Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:15:44
January 08, 2022
Ep 40 - Merry Christmas, Contest, and Give-Away
Both Joe and Matt wish to send a heartfelt thank you to the RC community at large. And doubly so to you who have likely been listening in for 40 episodes. And a separate token of appreciation for our friends and listeners who help make out Discord server the fun welcoming place it is. In this episode Joe and Matt speak with Tad Leeds about the upcoming 2022 Inaugural HangarRC Build-Off.  They also talk about the Aviation RC Noob's first give-away. Hangar RC Build Challenge: https://www.thehangarrc.com/buildoff Buildoff@thehangarrc.com News: https://jrupprechtlaw.com/racedayquads-llc-v-faa-lawsuit-challenging-drone-remote-identification-regulations/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfxJRoHOfsw&t=4470s Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:15:43
December 25, 2021
Ep 39 - Reno Racing & STEM with Red Jenson
As promised, Joe and Matt invite Chief UAS Pilot Red Jensen to help Matt and Joe Learn about the Reno Air Races. Of course they all talk about B-17 bomber, flight stories, and Community events. Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:32:37
December 11, 2021
Ep 38 - Build Season, Squirrel Season!
With Daylight savings time, nighttime light is over, this brings forth the beginning of Build season. In this episode Matt and Joe talk about what build season means to them then talk about the Northrop P-61 Black Widow, flight stories, and community events. Make One: Build one out of Foam: https://www.13thsquadron.com/p-61-black-widow.html Balsa: https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=3207 Kit: https://www.nationalbalsa.com/product_p/p-61-black-widlow-short.htm Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:35:55
November 27, 2021
Ep 37 - FTCC with Mike Finley & Patrick Murphy
ARCN Episode 37 - FTCC with Mike Finley & Patrick Murphy This episode Joe and Matt have special guests Mike Finley and Patrick Murphy from the Flite Test Community Cast, a podcast dedicated to highlighting the Flite Test Community  As always they will also talk about their hobby Adventure since last time, and the venerable P-38 Lightning. Join us and build with us on Discord Build Night - November 19, 2021 8-11pm EST  Discord https://discord.gg/gcM2CZ3EwQ Show Resource Links: FTCC Podcast FTCC Episode 27 - Sasquatch Meat Sweats FTCC Episode 41 - Red Jensen Piper Tri-Pacer - Table of Contents - 0:00 - Introduction 3:00 - Hobby Antics 47:45 - ARCN Community 52:50 - History: P-38 Lightning 1:16:15 - Flite Test Community Cast, Special Guests Patrick Murphy and Mike Finley 2:45:50 - FTCC Lightning Round 2:50:30 - Bench Talk 3:10:00 - Wrap up Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page [https://www.facebook.com/Aviation-RC-Noob-106483420904557/], Leave us a Message: matthew@aviationRCNoob.com Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page [https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/episode-2-whats-what.62051/] Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
03:15:16
November 13, 2021
Ep 36 - What We Listen To
This episode Joe and Matt cover scares over the year, and what other podcasts are out there to listen to. As always they will also talk about their hobby antics since last time, and the Aerobile: a Frakenplane of sorts. Discord Show Resource Links: Roadable Planes - Waldo Waterman’s Arrowbile - aerobile https://www.popsci.com/cars/article/2010-10/archive-gallery-flying-cars/ RC Plane Lab RC Lawn Chair Pilots RC AfterHours RC Scrap Pile RC Roundtable RC Stuff FreefallRC Podcast Flite Test Podcast Flite Test Community Cast AeroSpace Engineering Podcast The FPV Show The FlyLifeCo Podcast WTFFF? (3d Printing) Parkflyer Podcast All Things that Fly RC Podcast Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:22:15
October 30, 2021
Ep 35 - Terry Dunn on Aircraft Design
Want to know how to design a Plane? Today is a conversation with Terry Dunn. Columnist of many RC Articles, designers listen In, because in this episode Matt and Joe talk about how Terry Designed the Parallax and the Yin-Yang. They also talk about their flight stories, and community events. Build Night: Hope you enjoyed the last one. Build/Sim Night FridayOctober 22 8-11pm PhoenixRC 6.0 https://www.rc-thoughts.com/phoenix-sim/ Download 5.5 -> 6.0 Show Resource Links: Designs: https://www.modelaviation.com/parallax https://www.flyrc.com/download-the-waco-glider-plans/ http://www.flyrc.com/new-moon-edf-jet/ Vid Links: https://studio.youtube.com/video/Zo3auabnjYQ https://studio.youtube.com/video/2IIpQwLnQnE Adam Woodworth: https://www.youtube.com/user/ajw61185/videos https://www.modelaviation.com/knowledge-wattmeter-dunn Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page [https://www.facebook.com/Aviation-RC-Noob-106483420904557/], Leave us a Message: matthew@aviationRCNoob.com Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page [https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/episode-2-whats-what.62051/] Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:29:05
October 16, 2021
Ep 34 - A Little Off the Top - How to Trim Your Craft
Want to know how to trim your plane? Listen In, because in this episode Matt and Joe talk about all they know about trim. But first they talk about the Focke-wulf 190, flight stories, and community events. Show Resource Links: Quickie Glide Test Trimming: Painless 360 trimming Painless 360 How to instant trim in OpenTx Fw190 History: Wiki See one here(Smithsonian)  Make One: Build one out of Foam Balsa Commercially Available through - Great Planes, E-Flite, Guillows, MotionRC,  et. al. Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:38:15
October 02, 2021
Ep 33 - 13th Squadron with the Niezgodas
In this episode Matt and Joe talk with the creators of the 13th Squadron Steve and Jack Niezgoda. Together they delve deep into creating Model Quality flying Planes from DTFB. Discord Show Resource Links: 13th Squadron Zero Plans  Zero Balsa Plans  13TH SQUADRON - Home 13th Squadron Facebook  13th Squadron Instagram  13th Squadron Youtube  13th Squadron E-mail: 13thsquadronbiz@gmail.com Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page  Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:13:01
September 18, 2021
Ep 32 - Testing Your Design
ARCN Episode 32 - Testing Designs & Mustangs In this episode Matt and Joe talk about about the P-51 Mustang and how to test an airplane you have designed. Build Night:  September 17th 8-11pm EDT Discord Show Resource Links: P-51D - vid https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIYd7RYoNsM https://www.flitetest.com/articles/ft-mustang-build https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?resources/ft-mustang-master-series.146/ https://outerzone.co.uk/search/results.asp?keyword=Mustang Ep22 - https://anchor.fm/avaitionrcnoob/episodes/Ep-22---Trainers-ev2rfg/a-a597tkb https://fwcg.3dzone.dk/ https://www.ecalc.ch/cgcalc.php https://callie-graphics.com/ https://www.flitetest.com/articles/beginner-series-crashing-and-repairing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIYd7RYoNsM&t Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page, Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:40:14
September 04, 2021
Ep 31 - Designing a Plane
In this episode Matt and Joe talk about their activities in the Hobby, Matt’s visit to the New England Air Museum, and how to take a 3-view drawing and turn it into a flying model. Show Resource Links: https://aviationrcnoob.com/joes-corsair/ https://rcplanes.online/design.htm https://www.neam.org/ Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - Contact Us Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:56:07
August 21, 2021
Ep 30 - FliteFest 2021
In this episode Matt and Joe talk about their time at FliteFest 2021. Show Resource Links: Saturday Combat: https://youtu.be/5bQ4GLpIwPA Flex Innovations Pirana: https://youtu.be/I6O0ZB-46JM Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:49:02
August 07, 2021
Ep 29 - Spitfire and TRUST
In this episode Matt and Joe begin the Warbird Fighter Series with the venerable Spitfire. And they talk about TRUST: the joint knowledge/awareness test. Discord Invite Show Resource Links: www.flitefest.com Spitfire videos: https://youtu.be/yDF_C6oQctQ https://youtu.be/qqIKzdlHQfo https://youtu.be/fR03Mmv2bUs https://trust.modelaircraft.org/ LAANC: https://www.faa.gov/uas/programs_partnerships/data_exchange/ Carburetor - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toVfvRhWbj8 Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:24:15
July 17, 2021
Ep 28 - Going to Flite Fest
In this episode Matt and Joe talk about Flite Fest, its various activities, and ways to volunteer.  As always they share stories of their recent flights. Planning to go to Flite Fest?  Keep an eye on our Facebook Page for our location in the camps and swing by to say hello!
01:09:11
July 03, 2021
Ep 27 - Modern Trainers
In this episode Matt and Joe talk about the modern military and civilian trainers and as usual, it will include Joe and Matt’s efforts in the RC hobby and the next Build Night Event. Show Resource Links: https://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/modern-trainer-aircraft.php Dragonfly A-37 vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVXwwdXPvNk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbYRLRjvRlw Make a paper model:  http://papercraft.stahlhart.net/tweet_main.php https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?resources/ft-commuter.74/ Prandlt-D modified - https://youtu.be/h9-TMqC_BB8 https://youtu.be/keZ0fyUBuS4 Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:49:00
June 19, 2021
Ep 26 - Special Guest Red Jensen Part 2
In this episode Matt and Joe provide a quick update on their projects then continue their conversation with Red Jensen. Discord Invite Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page https://www.aviationrcnoob.com Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:47:12
June 05, 2021
Ep 25 - NASA with Special Guest Red Jensen Part 1
In this episode Matt and Joe talk with special guest Robert “Red” Jensen who is a Class I & II SUAS Chief Pilot, Master UAS Technician, and the Model Lab Operations Engineer at Dale Reed Subscale Research lab at NASA’s Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center.  As always they talk about their adventures, experiences and efforts in the RC Hobby. Prandlt-D https://www.amaflightschool.org/PRANDTL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnlJpziK75k Albion Bowers White Paper on Prandlt-D wings Reno air Races: https://airrace.org/ About Red: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7Olxa8NQrg redthealien@gmail.com Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page https://www.aviationrcnoob.com Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:40:40
May 29, 2021
Ep 24 - WWII Trainers
In this episode Matt and Joe begin talking about the Work War II Trainers and as usual, it will include Joe and Matt’s efforts in the RC Hobby and the next Build Night Event. Discord Invite Timeline Building-Flying Stories: 2m Build Night Announcement: 45m Topic - WWII Trainers: 50m Overview: 51m Cessna at-17 Bobcat: 1h05m T-6 TEXAN 1h 25 DH.100 Vampire 1h35m Workbench: 1h40m Show Resource Links: https://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/ww2-trainer-aircraft.php https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_T-6_Texan https://www.thehangarrc.com/hrc-texan/ https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/texan-at6.15952/ https://aerofred.com/search.php?search_keywords=*Texan%20AT-6* https://www.flitetest.com/articles/whomz-vampire-free-plans https://www.airplanesandrockets.com/magazines/images/1962-am-annual-edition-cover.jpg https://www.airplanesandrockets.com/airplanes/david-j-holland-flying-man-1962-am-annual.htm https://brooksidepress.org/cartmell/things/at-17-bobcat/ Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:49:27
May 15, 2021
Ep 23 - Depron with Special Guest Greg Tanous
Show Notes Episode 23 - Depron with Special Guest Greg Tanous In this episode Matt and Joe talk with special guest Greg Tanous AKA Mr. Depron, about his beginning and journey in the hobby and his journey in becoming the US Depron Supplier.  As always they talk about their adventures, experiences and efforts in the RC Hobby. Timestamps: Intro: 1:00 Flying: 2:00 Community 44:15 Guest Intro: 48:00 Guest Interview: 39:00 Topic - Depron: 1:12:30 Workbench: 2:01:30 Show Resource Links: https://www.rcdepron.com/ One-sheet-no-waste-flying-wing Maiden Vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OhNA7V_yf0 UHU-ALL-Purpose-Adhesive Foam-Tac 5-minute Epoxy Foam_Fusion_Glue Flying Iron Man Toy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21Ud-MV9OVU Contact: gregtanouslasering@yahoo.com Talk to Greg Tanous on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RcDepron-113175010507579/ https://www.facebook.com/greg.tanous Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page [https://www.facebook.com/Aviation-RC-Noob-106483420904557/], Leave us a Message: matthew@aviationRCNoob.com Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page [https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/episode-2-whats-what.62051/] Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:14:27
May 01, 2021
Ep 22 - Trainers
In this episode Matt and Joe begin talking about the RC plane type/category most new pilots are suggested to fly: Trainers, and as usual it will include their efforts in the RC Hobby. Build Party: April 24 1-4pm EDT Discord Invite Show Resource Links: https://rcplanes.online/design.htm Curtiss Jenny S.E.5 DR.1 Fokker Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:00:52
April 17, 2021
Ep 21 - Coverings
In this episode Matt and Joe continue to talk with special guest and listener Chris McCallum AKA Battleaxe about ways to cover your planes.  As always they talk about their adventures, experiences and efforts in the RC Hobby. Show Resource Links: https://www.aircraftsystemstech.com/2017/05/aircraft-fabric-covering.html Mustang - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1Fa5jNh8KY Minwax - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBP2uUjwx4g Flitetest Waterproof Vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbYeKf4RZTU Packing Tape - https://www.amazon.com/Tape-Brothers-Carton-Sealing-several/dp/B07CLF818V T-37 https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/papercraft-trying-a-new-source-of-inspiration.65659/ Ultracote - https://www.horizonhobby.com/product/ultracote-white/HANU870.html FT Skin Index - https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/rasterize-skindex.37534/ The Hanger RC - https://www.thehangarrc.com/ Feedback: Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:41:57
April 03, 2021
Ep 20 - Special Guest Chris McCallum
In this episode Matt and Joe talk with special guest and listener Chris McCallum AKA Battleaxe about beginning in the hobby and his journey.  As always they talk about their adventures, experiences and efforts in the RC Hobby. Show Resource Links: North49 Youtube Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:49:27
March 13, 2021
Ep 19 - A Whole Year
In this episode Matt and Joe talk about the past year and look to the future. As always they talk about their adventures, experiences, and efforts in the RC Hobby. Flight Stories   1:15 Listener Question   25:15 Main Topic   32:35 Looking Forward   2:12:20 Announcements   2:17:25 Workbench   2:20:00 Show Resource Links: BlHeli - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChLVPYPCGq0 Simonk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQQX7IIdAtI Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationrcnoob.com, joe@aviationrcnoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:21:49
February 06, 2021
Ep 18 - Propellers
In this episode Matt and Joe talk about the most important part of the Power system - Propellers. As always they talk about their adventures, experiences and efforts in the RC Hobby. Flight Stories   1:00 Listener Question   44:50 Main Topic   52:30 Workbench   2:04:30 Closing   Next Episode: ARCN 1st Anniversary Show Resource Links: https://www.airfieldmodels.com/information_source/model_aircraft_engines/propellers.htm https://oscarliang.com/choose-propellers-mini-quad/ Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationRCNoob.com, joe@aviationRCNoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:09:47
January 23, 2021
Ep 17 - F.A.A. Update
This week Matthew and Joe talk about their flights and the recent FAA news hitting America in the last few weeks. Christmas Gifts   2:15 Comments   9:15 Build Night Announcement   16:15 Flight stories   16:45 Main Topic FAA Big Fine   39:45 FAA Part 89 Compliance categories   51:20 Manufacturing   1:19:00 Homebuilt   1:26:30 Part 107 update   1:42:50 ARCN Thoughts   1:49:30 Workbench   1:59:30 Links: Discord  Ham Radio Goggle comparison Joe’s Spitfire F7F Tigercat Plan Full Sized F7F Tigercat Plan Tiled Plans This Plan is under 250g FAA.GOV Press Release on Final Rules All Material Cited from the FAA Final Rules RCVideoReviews FAA rule review Joshua Bardwell (with FAA Remote ID advisors) AMA reviews the Rule Ken Heron Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, matthew@aviationrcnoob.com, joe@aviationrcnoob.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Leave us a Message Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast app.
02:08:14
January 09, 2021
Ep 16 - Recording and FPV
In this episode Matt and Joe discuss recording flights and FPV and share their flight stories from the past several weeks. Listener Comment   3:00 Building/Flying Stories Matt   10:25 Joe   49:00 Recording and FPV   1:19:40 FAA News  2:16:00 Workbench:     2:23:00 Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:28:28
December 26, 2020
Technical Difficulties
Due to technical difficulties (Matthew's computer crashed), we are unable to have a regular episode this week.  We will be back into the full swing next time!
02:25
December 12, 2020
Ep 15 - Airfoils
In this episode Matt and Joe talk about the work-horse of the Remote Control Airplane, the Airfoil. As always we talk about our adventures, experiences and efforts in the RC Hobby. Intro:       0:30 Building/Flying Stories Joe   3:25 Matt   32:10 Listener Comments   55:00 Lift   58:30 NACA   1:19:20 KF(m)   1:32:00 CG   1:43:00 Workbench:     1:56:30 Closing:     1:58:50 Show Resource Links: http://www.theampeer.org https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clark_Y_airfoil NACA 4 digit airfoil generator KF(m) airfoils Other Resources Matt's papercraft build Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:00:09
November 28, 2020
Ep 14 - Sky's the Limit
In this episode Joe and Matt talk about their recent flights together and announce the launch of the Aviation RC Noob website. Show Resource Links: www.theHangerrc.com Discount code: arcn-bn1 for 10% off the whole store. Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - https://www.aviationrcnoob.com Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:08:39
November 14, 2020
Ep 13 - Fly-o-ween
In this episode Joe and Matt celebrate Halloween by sharing their spooky Halloween build ideas and flight stories. Then they will talk about their hobby scares and how to prepare against that nightmare situation, a prop strike, as well as listen to stories you guys shared.  Stories from SPONZ, Chris, Zetoyoc, and Ron and Tom from The RC Plane Lab. Listener Thanks:    8:10 Building-Flying Stories Matt:    8:45 Joe:   18:25 Discord Build Party:   34:30 Listener Comment:   40:30 Topic - Scare Frights, and how to be prepared:   41:40 First Aid kit additions:   1:42:45 Listener stories:   1:47:15 *Thanks again to listeners who added* Workbench:   2:11:45 Closing / Next Topic:   2:14:20 Show Resource Links: Hangar RC Build Night - Friday Nov 13, 2020 7-11pm EST Discord www.theHangarrc.com Discount code: arcn-bn1 for 10% off the whole store. Matt’s LPL-Ushakov Mishap Chris McCallum’s Halloween Special RC Plane Lab https://hobbyking.com/en_us/rc-emergency-kit.html https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2763451-Build-Your-Own-First-Aid-Kit Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page  Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:16:27
October 31, 2020
Ep 12 - Hinges and Other Bits
In this episode Matt and Joe talk about the other little unmentioned parts of the plane worth talking about. Intro:       0:40 Flying      Joe:   6:40 Matt:   10:00 Announcements:    19:00 Listener Comments:     21:00 Topic - Hinges and other bits:   36:00 Workbench:     1:51:10 Closing:     1:55:45 Show Resource Links: Build Party Friday 10/23/2020 7pm-11pm EST Discord HangarRC Build night 11/14/2020 7pm-11pm EST Discount Code: arcn-bn1 10% off entire store (all Lowercase) Nov 30, 2020 Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:56:11
October 17, 2020
Ep 11 - Sam Platt at theHangarRC.com
In this episode Matt and Joe Talk with Sam Platt founder of www.TheHangarRC.com.  His company is set as a Flite Test alternative. Sam will talk to us about his start in the hobby and his start with the business.  While near the beginning of the journey, he has some big plans.  He will tell us what sets his company apart from other FB Kit manufacturers.  They will also talk about the Impromptu ARCN Spitfire Party and other flying escapades, Then they will cover what’s on their bench. Intro:  1:00 Flying -  Sam:  1:30 Joe:  13:00 Matt:  38:25 News: Build Party and Build Night 2 - HangarRCBoogaloo!  1:05:00 Topic -  Sam Platt intro and origins:  1:11:15 TheHangarRC:  1:35:00 Lightning Round:  2:01:00 Product review HRC Vulture:  2:02:40 Product review HRC Seven:  2:20:05 Closing:  2:41:30 Show Resource Links: www.thehangarrc.com Midair collision between FT Tiny Trainer vs FT Versa Wing Phoenix RC Model by RickP. on the RC groups forums HangarRC Build night 11/14/2020 7pm-11pm EST Discount Code: arcn-bn1 10% off entire store (all Lowercase) Nov 30, 2020 Other Resources Matt’s Micro, and full sized Seven Builds maidens Landing Gear Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Show Sponsor: www.thehangarRC.com Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:48:16
October 03, 2020
Ep 10 - Flight Boxes
In this episode Matt and Joe Talk about what they bring to the field. Not before they cover their weekly flying antics and talk about what’s on their benches. 0:00:40 - Intro     Flying Stories:  0:02:00 - Joe 0:34:00 - Matt 0:47:50 - Listener Comments 0:56:54 - Event Discussion: 1st Discord Build Party! 1:00:00 - Topic - What is a field box, and what is it for? 1:04:10 - What Joe brings to the field 1:07:40 - What Matt brings to the field 1:21:48 - The ARCN Field Box 1:41:32 - Checklist (C.R.A.P., High-Five) 1:58:24 - Workbench 2:04:50 - Closing Show Resource Links: Joe's Spitfire - here and here Watch Joe and Matt flying their Spitfires here Buddy Box Flight II here Discord Link Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:06:38
September 19, 2020
Ep 9 - Transmitters
In this episode Matt and Joe cover Transmitters, What they do, options to consider, how to select one. They talk about what they use and how they feel about them. Then they will cover what’s on their Bench. Intro:  0:35 Building-Flying Stories:  0:55 Matt  2:20 Listener comment - Not our merch!  42:00 Event Announcement: Discord Build Party!  50:50 Topic - Transmitters:  54:15 Protocol Latency Features Model Storage What Transmitters we use Workbench:  2:11:50 Closing:  2:15:30 Show Resource Links: Great comprehensive overview Bruce at RCModelReview did a great job Build Party Discord: 9/12/2020    7pm-11pm EST Discord Link Watch us flying Here Or on Matt’s Youtube (FoamyDM) channel Buddy Box Flight Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:17:00
September 05, 2020
Ep 8 - Simulators
In this episode Matt and Joe cover what they’ve been busy with, mostly RC, and dive into Simulators. What they are, what benefit can they be, which ones are out there, and compare some of the brands they have tried. Intro:  0:48 Building-Flying Stories:  2:00 Topic - RC Simulators:  44:30 Workbench:  1:49:15 Closing:  1:51:45 Show Resource Links: PicaSim Paragliding Simulator Other Resources Matt’s Viking S-3b Build Watch us flying Here Or on Matt’s Youtube (FoamyDM) channel Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:52:18
August 22, 2020
Ep 7 - Batteries
In this episode Matt and Joe cover what they’ve been busy with, mostly RC, and dive into Batteries:  what the numbers mean, how to select the right battery for your application, and how to safely charge, store, and dispose of them. Intro  -  0:00 Flying Stories  -  1:00 Listener Questions  -  46:00     Geoff's Bench here and here Topic - Lipo Batteries  -  52:30 Battery Basics  -  53:30 Connectors  -  1:14:00 Charging/Discharging - Safety  -  1:33:30 Lipo Safety Guidelines  -  1:41:25 Signs Of Unhealthy Batteries  -  1:46:30 How To Store Lipo Batteries  -  1:49:15 Battery Retirement  -  1:54:10 Workbench  -  1:59:15 Closing / Next Topic  -  2:07:10 Show Resource Links: Lipo Safety Detailed Dive on Lipo Batteries Detailed Dive on battery connectors types How to know when to throw Lipos out (safely) Oscar Liang on Lipo Disposal Other Resources Matt’s Viking S-3b Build Watch us flying Here Or on Matt’s Youtube (FoamyDM) channel (dated early august 2020) Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
02:08:59
August 08, 2020
Ep 6 - ESCs
In this episode Matt and Joe cover what they’ve been busy with, mostly RC, and dive into Electronic Speed Controllers. They cover how to select an ESC, what all Beeps mean, and a basic understanding of ESC protocols. Intro - 0:00:32 What we’re up to: 0:11:59 Build Table: 0:33:15 Comments & Corrections: 38:48 Topic - ESC Basics 0:41:03 Beeps - 0:54:00 Programming: 1:09:10 Protocols - 1:26:36 Hobby goals:1:39:10 Closing / Next Topic - 1:46.30 Show Resource Links: Joshua Bardwell’s ESC protocol Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-1YMl6aO1g Painless 360s ESC Pimer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZNxbxL7cdc Other Resources Matt’s Viking S-3b Build: https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/foamy-s-3b-viking-by-foamydm-lockheed.63633/ Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast
01:50:10
July 18, 2020
Ep 5 - Motors
In this episode Matt and Joe cover their time during COVID-19 and dive into how brushed and brushless motors function, what all the numbers mean, and how to choose a motor for your plane. Intro - 0:00:32 What did we fly     Joe - 0:03:00     Matt - 0:51:10 Topic - 1:17:17     Brushed Motors - 1:19:00     Brushless Motors - 2:23:38 Closing - 3:29:30 Show Resource Links: Brushed Motors Brushed Motor Picture 1 Brushed Motor Picture 2 Brushless Motors Brushless Motor Picture 1 Brushless Motor Picture 2 Other Resources Weight to Power Ratios AMA Magazine May 2020 Linear vs Exponential Eddy currents DC motors explained Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com, Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast Music: http://www.purple-planet.com
03:35:35
June 20, 2020
Ep 4 - Plans, Inspirations, and Build Materials
In this Episode recorded in early March, Matt and Joe talk about their journey in the hobby and discuss what materials you can build your RC aircraft from focusing on foam and balsa and where you can acquire them, including where one can find plans or at least inspiration. Introduction: 0.37 Corrections: 1:10 Flying Stories: 2:06 Feeling like a Criminal / FAA: 30:30 Bench Work: 45:18 Main Topic - Parts Shopping: 47:30 Coming Goals: 1:36:20 Show Resource Links: April Showers Challenge Materials: www.lowes.com www.homedepot.com https://www.amainhobbies.com/building-supplies-parts-airplanes/c525 Dollar tree Foam Board www.shop.balsausa.com Plans: https://www.FliteTest.com https://www.forum.flitetest.com Matt’s Build / Plan List https://www.RCGroups.com https://www.Aerofred.com https://www.Outerzone.co.uk https://www.Rcfoam.com https://www.rc-plans.com https://www.Mikeys-rc.com https://www.foamconceptjets.com Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com,  Say Hi on our Facebook Page,  Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast Music: http://www.purple-planet.com
01:51:06
May 30, 2020
Ep 3 - Parts Shopping
In this Episode Matt and Joe talk about their journey in the hobby and discuss Where to Shop for the Hobby Supplies, and honored to be able to sit down with Hayes Hobby House owner, Alan Hayes Matt’s local Hobby store in Fayetteville, NC. Introduction: 00:49 Flying Stories: 01:32     Bungee Launcher  Bench Work: 54:00 Main Topic - Parts Shopping: 1:07:30 Interview with Alan Hayes: 1:33:23 Final Thoughts: 1:59:00 Show Resource Links: Build: Bungee Launcher  FTFC20 Buildruary Build Challenge  FTFC20 April Showers Build Challenge US stores:  (customer service, stateside, and low wait time on parts https://www.horizonhobby.com https://www.towerhobbies.com https://www.hobbyzone.com  https://www.racedayquads.com https://www.getfpv.com https://www.hobbytown.com https://www.motionrc.com  ARF -PNP https://www.amainhobbies.com /   https://store.flitetest.com/ https://alofthobbies.com/ Chinese direct - little to no or poor customer service typically. If a part is faulty, expect to eat it. https://www.aliexpress.com/ many sellers, www.banggood.com - good selection of parts, www.hobbyking.com Interview: Hayes Hobby House Eutaw Village North 809 Elm Street Fayetteville, NC 28303-4151 (910) 485-2337 Feedback: Join us on Discord! Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com,  Say Hi on our Facebook Page Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Forums Show Page Music: http://www.purple-planet.com
02:02:28
April 09, 2020
Ep 2 - What's What
In this Episode Matt and Joe talk about their journey in the hobby and tackle the ever-growing topic of Radio Control Aviation Lingo. Introduction: 00:40 Flying Stories: 01:28 Benchtop: 41:02 Main Topic: 51:36 What’s Our Next Topic: 1:20:33 Host’s Hobby Futures 1:21:00 Resource Links: Reference Photos; Airplane Parts  Plane Controls  RC Power Train  3 or 4 Channel Picture  FliteTest Forums ‘20 Build-ruary Challenge  Video Links: Beginner Series - Choosing a Plane | Flite Test RC Planes - Beginner Series - YouTube Join us on Discord! Feedback: Email us @ AviationRCNoob@gmail.com,  Say Hi on our Facebook Page,  Tell us how we’re doing - FliteTest Community  Help others find the podcast by giving us a 5 star Rating on Apple Podcast Music: http://www.purple-planet.com
02:09:56
February 17, 2020
Ep 1 - Getting Started
Listen in as Matt and Joe Talk about the origins of the Podcast, and Joe’s entrance to the hobby. Introduction: 0:38 What are we up to: 5:50 Joe’s Journey begin: 11:25     Birthday Gift: 17.53     First Build: 27:14     First Flight: 28.47     Joe’s Glider Design: 44:28     Front Yard Flight: 53:06     Joe’s Glider Flight: 56:39 Topic - How to get started: 1:10:43 Workbench / What’s next: 1:16:50     Joe: Old Fogey Plan - FTs Build Video     Matt:  Burgess Dunne Flying Wing | Remington Brunelli RB-2 | Foamy MARA - The Flying Mustache | Foamy                 Bird of Time | Foamy WindFreak | Spruce Gosling | “Sky Terror” | 1924 Lincoln Sport | Minimoa | Old Fogey TOPIC Links: Google Search: “RC Flying club” “Hobby Stores near me” Dive In - Get some knowledge under your belt Plans: www.flitetest.com, Vids: https://www.youtube.com/user/flitetest             www.RCGroups.com Join us on Discord! Feedback and questions: AviationRCNoob@gmail.com Music: http://www.purple-planet.com
01:21:05
February 03, 2020
Ep 0 - Introductions
Welcome to the Aviation RC Noob Podcast.  You found us!  Listen in to meet Matt and Joe, the Mentor and the Noob.  In this episode we introduce ourselves and talk about how we began in the hobby, why we are starting the show, and what we hope everyone can get out of it. Join us on Discord! Send us love on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Aviation-RC-Noob-106483420904557/ Feedback and questions: AviationRCNoob@gmail.com Music: http://www.purple-planet.com
17:52
January 31, 2020