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Forum: AMA Discussions 08-19-2015, 07:36 AM
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Views: 1,181
Posted By JW0311
Thanks brother. Food for thought. James

Thanks brother. Food for thought.


James
Forum: AMA Discussions 08-12-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By JW0311
Very glad to hear you and yours are ok. Very...

Very glad to hear you and yours are ok. Very sorry for your loss. Prayers that you will recover and be back at it in no time.

James
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-18-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By JW0311
I'm in agreement with you. I guess my question is...

I'm in agreement with you. I guess my question is can we do somthing to keep it from getting to that point? Would education help? I would agree that the line between wilful and negligence is very...
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-18-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By JW0311
How does one teach accountability? Or is it even...

How does one teach accountability? Or is it even possible? It should be obvious to these folks that how and where they are flying is dangerous. Do they not realize it or do they not care? I had a...
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-18-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By JW0311
Those that are willing to trade freedom for...

Those that are willing to trade freedom for security deserve neither. A law does not provide security and never will. I'm still nagged by the thought that if some of these folks were educated as to...
Forum: AMA Discussions 01-18-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,019
Posted By JW0311
Is the general public capable of making the...

Is the general public capable of making the distinction between "drone" and model airplane? Like you, I fear that fear mongering, will drive policy. What do I tell people when they ask? Is it the...
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-10-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 13,404
Posted By JW0311
[QUOTE=HoundDog;11935360] And there in is the...

[QUOTE=HoundDog;11935360]
And there in is the problem the Non or Hater AMA people that cause the FAA to Be lumping the good with the Few Bad Apples that think they can fly anywhere at any time any...
Forum: The Clubhouse 12-08-2014, 10:09 AM
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Views: 203,111
Posted By JW0311
By far some of the most enjoyable reading iv'e...

By far some of the most enjoyable reading iv'e done in a while. Have a few years before I can join but, will continue to read and learn. Thank you gentlemen. It's been an honor thus far.

James
Forum: AMA Discussions 12-02-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,881
Posted By JW0311
Original post-#78 The Feds are not too bright....

Original post-#78 The Feds are not too bright. They never figured you could put a bomb on a kite and use the kite to drop it into a stadium. But of course when they figure that out they will ban them...
Forum: AMA Discussions 11-14-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 169,143
Posted By JW0311
I have a problem with this kind of approach. It...

I have a problem with this kind of approach. It uses reasoning. It approaches the problem with some intelligence. That kind of thing has no place in our current world. This kind of thing will end up...
Forum: AMA Discussions 09-22-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 10,999
Posted By JW0311
Viper, I think you nailed it. James

Viper, I think you nailed it.

James
Forum: AMA Discussions 09-02-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,100
Posted By JW0311
Ok, so it is the FPV guys creating all the bad...

Ok, so it is the FPV guys creating all the bad press. I thought it was the drones everyone was up in arms about. I'm still confused about the drones. Those are the quadcopters, right? So if I put a...
Forum: AMA Discussions 08-31-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,100
Posted By JW0311
" Not endanger anyone " is subjective, of course....

" Not endanger anyone " is subjective, of course.

James
Forum: AMA Discussions 08-31-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,100
Posted By JW0311
Would BLM land count as private and do I need...

Would BLM land count as private and do I need permission to fly there? I do a lot of flying on BLM. Just curious. Enough of it out here you could fly a full scale and not endanger anyone.

James
Forum: AMA Discussions 08-29-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,100
Posted By JW0311
John I agree with you. These innocent people...

John I agree with you. These innocent people living next to these horrid golf courses are in real serious danger of, at the very least, a subdural hematoma. They should not have to be subjected to...
Forum: AMA Discussions 08-29-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 11,100
Posted By JW0311
I would be curious to see the numbers on AMA vs...

I would be curious to see the numbers on AMA vs non AMA membership as it relates to incidents making the news. Or are we just guessing in order to reinforce our dislike for the non believers. (non...
Forum: AMA Discussions 06-24-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 45,260
Posted By JW0311
Don't see anything that seems unreasonable to me....

Don't see anything that seems unreasonable to me. Maybe I'm missing something but it looks pretty straight forward.

James
Forum: AMA Discussions 05-12-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 45,260
Posted By JW0311
No. Wait. It's # drone sighting. James

No. Wait. It's # drone sighting.

James
Forum: AMA Discussions 05-12-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 45,260
Posted By JW0311
So let me get this straight. UFO sightings are...

So let me get this straight. UFO sightings are out and now it's drone sightings?

James
Forum: AMA Discussions 05-11-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 45,260
Posted By JW0311
F-4 Phantom. Proof that with a big enough power...

F-4 Phantom. Proof that with a big enough power plat you can make anything fly.

Still my favorite fighter.

James
Forum: AMA Discussions 05-09-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 45,260
Posted By JW0311
Interesting thought. Would the FAA then become...

Interesting thought. Would the FAA then become the governing body for RC aircraft and would there be any need for the AMA? Not sure I can pass a flight physical. Has anyone tried to fit a transponder...
Forum: AMA Discussions 05-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,792
Posted By JW0311
John, from reading your response I'm not sure you...

John, from reading your response I'm not sure you understood what I was getting at and perhaps that's my fault for not articulating it well enough. Perhaps we should agree to disagree and let it go...
Forum: AMA Discussions 05-08-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,792
Posted By JW0311
You are correct John. That is how it is supposed...

You are correct John. That is how it is supposed to work and on paper it does; however you are not taking in to account the part of my post that points out that we are all humans and are capable of...
Forum: AMA Discussions 05-07-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,792
Posted By JW0311
No reading of their minds is needed. I'm sure...

No reading of their minds is needed. I'm sure they think they are acting in the best interest of the general public. This is were it gets a little gray if you will. What is in the best interest of...
Forum: AMA Discussions 05-05-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 45,260
Posted By JW0311
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/05/05/yosemite-warn...

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/05/05/yosemite-warns-visitors-to-leave-drones-at-home/?intcmp=latestnews

Help me out here. They are illegal? The use of a drone is illegal? You know this would be...
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