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Parkflyer Podcast

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Rank #104 in Aviation category

Leisure
Aviation
Hobbies
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Discussion on Park Flying tips and tricks

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Discussion on Park Flying tips and tricks

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Great podcast

By Hamburgrd - Aug 22 2019
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I enjoy every episode. Great guys to listen to. I learn something every show.

Regular RC Flyer

By zillacapt - Jul 20 2018
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Great podcast the guys are really funny and keep it interesting

iTunes Ratings

6 Ratings
Average Ratings
6
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Great podcast

By Hamburgrd - Aug 22 2019
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I enjoy every episode. Great guys to listen to. I learn something every show.

Regular RC Flyer

By zillacapt - Jul 20 2018
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Great podcast the guys are really funny and keep it interesting

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Rank #1: Xicoy Weight and Balance

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Have you ever thought to use a scale and a ruler to find your CG? AZ Mike tells a tall tale of Spanish "high tech" hockey pucks that determine the CG on his huge "Dumpster dive" salvaged 3D Katana project. AK Mike has been contributing to the INAV Open Source community by giving them a "Fork" and Jay has been modding his Taranis transmitter by building some new batteries.

Jan 22 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #2: Philip Visits AZ

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We are always pleased when our listeners get in touch with us. Philip Hinkle decided to give us a shout and let us know that he was in Phoenix and would love to fly with us. We spent the whole day out at the RC club and go to fly a few airplanes. Philip shot some video that can be found on our listeners group on Facebook so head on over and take a look. AK Mike talks about the new 3D printed park flyer he was able to see at his club and we are getting ready to head out to the AZEF for our 5th year covering this event. Thank everyone for your support and looking forward to hearing from everyone on our new page.

Feb 05 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #3: AZ Mike gets a Fun Racer Too

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After having so much fun with AK Mikes fun racer, a huge box shows up on the door step in the form of a Birthday Present from AK Mike. Join your hosts as they talk about the new addition to Michael's fleet. The new paint and a 4s lipo make this racer a rocket.

Jun 25 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #4: Special Projects

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well this week was filled with Special Projects, Michael is putting the final touches on the RC Trailer and Jay got his 3D printer in the mail and man has it been a pain. AK Mike lost his internet due to the dry heat in Dallas and Doug LeRoy joins our hosts to talk about his upcoming Wings over Springs event.

Aug 20 2019

51mins

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Rank #5: Working With Foam

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Summer is here and is melting the guys in Arizona/Texas! The A/C is calling so guys are staying indoors this week. AK Mike is painting his EDF, Jay gets a new FPV racing wing and AZ Mike helps out some listeners with tips on painting and repairing foam models.

Jul 23 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #6: Welcome Back AZ Mike

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Well Michael has returned from his trip abroad and joins the guys talking about his Trip.  AK Mike brings up new regulations and asks AZ Mike what he got for Black Fly Day.  Jay is still working on his flight controller board and getting ready for the new podcast season.  Hard to believe that we are moving into season 4 and looking forward to some great episodes.  Special thanks to Doug LeRoy for filling in for Michael during his absence and its always a pleasure to have him on as a guest.  The Park Flyer Podcast would like to wish everyone a Happy Holiday season and looking forward to a great New Year in 2019.

Dec 11 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #7: AZEF – Part 2 – Saturday

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Welcome to Day 2 of the AZEF, where the guys are able to do more interviews and more flying.  Jay and AK Mike get to talk to John Kohne who has the new E-flight clipped wing Cub and they get to test fly it.  AK Mike and Jay were able to be a part of John's you tube video be sure to check out our post from part 1.  We also have Supa Tim from Northwest RC with us again this year with the Debut of the 120" Bushmaster from Legacy RC.  Tim takes us through some of the new products and gives us a breakdown of the other airframes he brought with him to Arizona.  AK Mike gets a few interviews from spectators and shares them with us. Michael and Jay sit down with Tony from Motion RC to talk about the New F-4 that was released for pre-order in line with the festival.  We catch up on what we have been doing this past year and congratulate Evelyn for her success with JR AFROTC and heading off to college.  Shannon takes us through the highlights of the weekend and shares with us his favorite moments. We had a great time sharing flights and stories with everyone and are looking forward to next year already.  Be sure to visit Northwest RC and Motion RC's websites to take advantage of their new products.

Mar 06 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #8: Wings Over Springs (2)

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Part II of Wings over Springs starts of with a BANG! Jay gets the “Hard Luck” award by destroying something that took months to put together, lucky for him Steve and Keith the “Flight Doctors” from Hanger 18 were there to save the day! AK Mike and Jay get a chance to talk to “AMA Jay” the District 4, Vice President on his regions AMA events and successes like Holly Springs. After a long day of shenanigans we talk to Doug to see if he was able to get a dry shirt after hosting/running/MC’ing the days events. Finally the boys get a chance to wrap up the days events and reflect on a perfect saturday afternoon….

Sep 17 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #9: Wings over Springs

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Join your host Michael, Jay and AK Mike as they travel to Holly Springs, NC for the 3rd annual Wings over Springs Event. Working with Meg’s Smile Foundation the Holly Springs Skyhawks have organized a fantastic event at the hands of Doug LeRoy and company. This year AK Mike was to be the Parkflyer Podcast attendee. However, Michael and Jay decided to surprise everyone and fly out to meet up with AK Mike. Lots of planes and events went into the day and this episode covers the mornings events. Doug gives us the layout for the day and Jim shares his story of Meg and how his foundation got started. We are joined by Joey one of the youngest pilots to fly today and he brings us up to speed on his flying abilities. Nikolei Zinsli chats about how to do reviews of new airplanes. AK Mike and Jay get to talk quad racing with the GP drone racer. The noon Demo was amazing and the drawings for prizes were exciting. The Grand Prize went to John Youngblood who sat with us right afterwards to share his thoughts and how he got started. Steve give us the lowdown on his club and whats coming up in his calendar. Hard to believe only half the day is over and we have some great stuff coming up this afternoon. Join us in two weeks for the rest of the story…

Sep 03 2019

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Rank #10: Learning from Master Builders

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Join the guys as they talk about the projects they are working on, Michael learns from some master builders on how to remove carbon fiber, AK Mike is still working on his painting skills. Michael has been working on his RC trailer as well and brings everyone up to date.

Aug 06 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #11: ASW28 – Jays New Glider

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I know we have talked about this on several podcasts before, but Jay finally gets to talk about his new ASW28 Glider he received from Bangood Hobbies.  They recently had a sale and being a good plane broker he sent us all a message with coupons to get the glider on sale.  Jay received his within 3 days of order and got busy building and modifying the plane to suit his needs.  Join the guys as they discuss the mods Jay was able to make and what he thinks of the new addition to his fleet.

Nov 13 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #12: Texas Visit

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As it turns out Michael sent a nice big box down to Jay for his birthday in the form of a Freewing L39. Not wanting Jay to have to go it alone Michael heads down to Texas for a visit and some RC Fun. Join the guys for a look at the first week of the visit. Jay talks about the arrival of the gift and assembly and the maiden flight. Michael discusses the weeks flying with Jim and loosing the tiny Whoop quad. Lots more have happened but we only have an hour so sit back and enjoy the ups and downs of RC flying.

Apr 02 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #13: AZEF part 1 – Friday

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Welcome to the Arizona Electric Festival 2018 here in Mesa AZ.  Join your hosts Michael and Jay along with AK Mike as they take part in the Festivities.  This Episode is Day one of the 3 day event and we are pleased to have Clark, a scratch builder on with us today.  He has put together a HUGE concord foamy with two 90MM EDFs to power this amazing plane.  Jay has an opportunity to talk to Steven and Jason who build their Star Wars inspired Star Destroyer which was a big hit with the crowd.  AK Mike takes us through the UMX micro gaggle where 17 UMX planes were in the air at the same time.  Very impressive !  Michael and Jay are joined by Jim Mohan, the AMA Associate VP for District X to discuss the upcoming events and some recent ones.  Finally the guys wind down the evening with a wrap up to the day and a chat about the maiden of their night walrus. The flight tonight was the shakedown to get ready to participate in the Night Fly on saturday.  Stay Tuned for Part 2 of our podcast with will cover Saturdays events with even more vendors and a look at the new F4 from Motion RC.  Thanks for your support and we look forward to your comments and reviews.AZEF

Jay and AK Mike were asked to test fly the new Clipped Wing Cub from E-FLight and give a short review.  Here is the link to the Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uO-1lU6Hak8&lc=z22zivuomxfsjhulcacdp433idkdsrmziwl2oh202ppw03c010c

Feb 20 2018

1hr 11mins

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Rank #14: Welcome To 2019

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Well we are starting a new year and the podcast is still going strong.  We are excited about several events this year and a few visits to some new fields as well as listeners reaching out to us to fly at our fields.  Give us a listen this year and keep up with the guys as they explore the RC hobby and enjoy each others company.  Season 4 is up and running don't miss an episode.  Check us out on Facebook and we are now on Spotify and Google Podcasts so don't forget to subscribe.  Now on with the Show.

Jan 08 2019

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Rank #15: Arizona Electric Festival – part 2

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Mar 05 2019

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Rank #16: AK Mike In AZ

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AK Mike has come to Phoenix to attend his daughters graduation from NAU. While waiting to attend the festivities he and AZ Mike decide to do some building and flying during his stay. AK Mike has brought a new Multiplex FunRacer that debuted at the AZEF and has really grabbed his attention. The model comes ready to fly but needs some Painting so off to the shop to try his hand at Air Brushing with AZ Mike. Join your hosts as they talk about the creative process in getting the FunRacer ready to fly and the maiden flight. We are posting photos of the finished racer on our FB page so our listeners can go and comment on the project. Please take time to head over to the Parkflyer Podcasts Listneners page and post your thoughts. We look forward to the exchange of ideas and what you as a listener might have done differently. Enjoy the show and thanks in advance for your participation.

May 28 2019

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Rank #17: AZEF – Part 1

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This is the 15th year for the AZEF and Shannon and his staff did not disappoint. The podcast crew arrived early thursday and participated in the set up and fun fly.  Friday was the start of the event and Shannon explains the program and excitement for this year.  Big Mike Calloway over from California displays his incredible building skills with his two large scale planes.  The 14ft Cessna was the star of the show.  Although it arrived in all its glory, we had no idea that it had not been flown.  AZ Mike was asked to take it around the pattern for its first flight and it was spectacular as advertised.  Big Mike discusses his builds and how he got into the hobby and tells his story.  After a long day on the flight line and 3 maiden flights the guys hit the night fly and stay till everyone else turned in for the night.  Late night podcasting brings this episode to a close as the guys discuss the days events after a hard day of flying.  Say tuned for Saturdays episode its full of surprises….If you haven't already joined our ParkFlyer Podcast Listeners group on facebook, head on over and join the Fun….

Feb 19 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #18: Arizona Electric Festival – part 3

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Sunday morning brings SupaTim to the show, Northwest RC owner and avid 3D pilot Tim Hanstine joins us to talk about his new line of RC products. We are excited to see some of the new SkyWing products that will be coming out this summer. Along with the Extreme Flight product line Tim will be adding to his line up with the new arrivals. Shannon visits us as the show closes and gives his thoughts on the weekend. Back in the studio we give Jay a call and recount the weekends highlights. Thanks to everyone who participated in this years AZEF podcast and a special thanks to the Arizona Model Aviators Club that hosts this event every year. Looking forward to next year already!

Mar 19 2019

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Rank #19: Happy 4th of July!

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Hope everyone was able to get out to the flying fields to celebrate Independence Day with a BANG! The boys certainly did, AZ Mike got a new AMA waiver with the help of Spencer and Jay and AK Mike spent the long weekend "power flying" to get in maximum stick time...

Jul 09 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #20: Merry Christmas Everyone

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Merry Christmas everyone, we hope your holiday is a wonderful one filled with RC toys for all good girls and boys.  Our hosts touch base this Christmas Day to see what was under everyones tree.  The holiday season is meant for giving and the guys react to their gifts from one another.  Its been a fabulous year for us here despite some Health scares and personal vacations but our season wraps up with our Christmas episode.  Enjoy your holiday and join us next year for our new season.  Please let us hear from you as we love to hear from our listeners and shoot us a message on what you would like to hear on the Parkflyer Podcast.  We look forward to new adventures in 2019 and a full season of RC fun.  If you haven't joined a AMA club in your area please feel free to sign up for the new year and make sure you update your AMA dues...Fly safe and check our facebook page for news and photos of our flying adventures.  Thanks for your support and patronage we wish everyone a Happy New Year.

Dec 25 2018

1hr 5mins

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