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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Today, 09:48 PM
    :cool: Nice pictures Carl ! Now the Super Air looks to be a good 3rd plane after a couple of trainers and the ME109 is for sure an expert...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Today, 04:19 PM
    Yep , hang the ME 109 from the rafters for safe keeping , find your local club who will direct you to the proper trainer RC aircraft to buy , and...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Today, 04:12 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    Thank You Ira , this is along the lines I was thinking . Now , as far as porcia's "There is however only so much that can be done" statement ,...
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    Today, 03:27 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    I guess only he can answer that , I will not speak of his motives since I don't know what they are . I can tell you with certainty , MY only concern...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Today, 01:25 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    So far , folks such as Franklin , AND , Mike , Crispy , and myself that I'm sure of , have put forth the idea for the need of inspections of...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Today, 11:21 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    The only remaining question being would be , how much would a fair inspection fee be for inspecting such a model airplane ? My car inspection takes...
    317 replies | 4211 view(s)
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    Today, 11:15 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    Sure sure , it's all fun , just like eatin crispy bacon , and then BAM ! comes the coronary , and ya get to meet God (George ... Carlin , not Burns ,...
    317 replies | 4211 view(s)
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    Today, 09:46 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    I believe this would work out well as long as it worked exactly as the car inspection system here does . I do not have to join any association to...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Today, 08:39 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    When the insurance company excluded "aircraft" , they were excluding man carrying aircraft only , since they didn't specifically mention MODEL...
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    Today, 08:36 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    Wow , see what just happened there ? I actually agreed with a Porcia viewpoint ! Ha Ha , just don't get too used to it ;)
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    Today, 08:28 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    :p Unless , of course , they are being operated under the #336 exemption for recreational hobby MODEL aircraft , as the statute clearly states . ...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Today, 07:24 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    Franklin , I would like to hear your thoughts on who would do the inspections of +55# models . Do you think only the FAA should do it ? If the FAA...
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    Yesterday, 08:19 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    I have no problem with the FAA allowing the AMA say over models that exceed 55# , because I'm sure the FAA doesn't want to be bothered wasting...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:50 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    Thank You for the info CJ , I appreciate that . Right now I'm still soldiering on with my trusty DX7 , but real time telemetry may be a reason to...
    317 replies | 4211 view(s)
  • init4fun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:31 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    You may want to get whoever wrote you that Email to add it to the FAQs on the FAA's UAS info page . How many outside of the 20 or so who read here...
    317 replies | 4211 view(s)
  • init4fun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:26 PM
    Creepy .....
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    Yesterday, 05:43 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    That's what I was thinking when I wrote my post , a way for the AMA to distance itself from the actions of non members . A non member who gets caught...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:02 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    Or maybe in the insurance world you were rewarded for poor performance ? Why would it seem odd to want to give a bonus to workers who performed...
    317 replies | 4211 view(s)
  • init4fun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:55 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    Yea ? So what's wrong with that ? I'm dead serious , do a good job you get paid . Do a great job and there should be a bonus , Hell even a gold watch...
    317 replies | 4211 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 03:52 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    :cool: Seems simple enough ....... Franklin's FAA letter says you don't have to join the CBO , only follow it's safety guidelines . The AMA says...
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    Yesterday, 10:08 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    Silent as you remember I was one of the ones who took the wording in the FAA UAS registration as being a hard limit . To be honest here , my worry...
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    Yesterday, 09:36 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    Tim I assumed nothing of what my fellow flyers think of their altitude , my purpose for asking was to see if anyone had experience with any of these...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:29 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    :cool: Andy , this truly IS the AMA's shining moment in all of the FAA dealings . I will freely admit to being one of the people who read the FAA UAS...
    317 replies | 4211 view(s)
  • init4fun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:09 AM
    Hey obiwan12 , I understand your frustration , but just so you know , we are represented , by the AMA , in all of these FAA matters . So yes ,...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:06 AM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    Gee , almost a full day since this thread returned to it's topic , and not one single post ..... Guess this proves who's here to stir up drama...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 05:39 PM
    :cool: Hi Mongo , Thank You for your response , your numbers make the best sense I've heard so far as to why we may never see AMA# = FAA# . With...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 02:50 PM
    Your Welcome . The Email had language to the effect that the AMA hasn't given up on lobbying the FAA for AMA registration = FAA registration ,...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 02:39 PM
    For now still , yes . This info was posted in the AMA Email that was sent to us when our #336 exemption was affirmed .
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 12:35 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    :cool: SOoo , For anybody still talking about 400 feet , Does anyone here have any experience with those "how high" products that are sold to give a...
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  • init4fun's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 12:24 PM
    init4fun replied to a thread 400 foot? NOPE in AMA Discussions
    So , anyone feel like discussing the subject of 400 feet , or maybe even go off track a bit and talk about night flying ?
    317 replies | 4211 view(s)
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