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  1. IF the NAS covers all airspace from ground level...

    IF the NAS covers all airspace from ground level to ????? (not saying it does or does not), then if fhe FAA has been given the responsibility and authority by law to "protect the NAS" any activity...
  2. National Airspace System A system involving...

    National Airspace System
    A system involving everything on and in the air that has to do with airspace. Airports, rules and regulations, charts, navigation, and every instrument and piece of...
  3. There is one phrase that sums up my stand...

    There is one phrase that sums up my stand regarding the Federal Government and it's bureaucrats trying to take away freedom, it was supposedly uttered by King Leonidas to Xerxes at Thermopylae : ...
  4. Yeah the only "fear mongering" was was against...

    Yeah the only "fear mongering" was was against the fact that the AMA DID KNOW THAT THE FAA COULD REVOKE A CERTIFICATE FOR A MODEL AIRCRAFT ENDANGERING THE NAS.
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    I largely agree, however the AMA should in...

    I largely agree, however the AMA should in benefit to it's membership and model aviation in general declare that they are a "nationwide community based organization" and not leave us all hanging or...
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    As I posted in another thread the FAA and the AMA...

    As I posted in another thread the FAA and the AMA are playing "chicken". The FAA won't recognize and the AMA won't declare.................... Why that is, I would speculate that the AMA has been...
  7. Especially as there is currently no way to comply...

    Especially as there is currently no way to comply with PL 112-95 Sec. 336. No nationwide community based organization has either been recognized by the FAA or declared that they are a...
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    Just making sure that people understand that as...

    Just making sure that people understand that as the FAA has not recognized the AMA as a "nationwide community based organization" and that the AMA HAS NOT STATED that they are a "nationwide community...
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    Glad to see that you recognize that your post #36...

    Glad to see that you recognize that your post #36 was irrelevant!



    Just as I thought "wishful thinking" We now have both the "FAA" and the "JohnShe" Interpretation of Sec...
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    Is EAA recognized as a CBO by the FAA? Or is it...

    Is EAA recognized as a CBO by the FAA? Or is it wishful thinking like saying the AMA is a CBO for the purposes of sec 336?
  11. thanks, IMHO the only way the AMA has any chance...

    thanks, IMHO the only way the AMA has any chance in surviving the ever increasing FAA regulatory environment is TO HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH COMMERCIAL USE.

    Welcome all types of models to our club...
  12. Finally we are getting to the important...

    Finally we are getting to the important issue.!!!!

    Just like the failed attempt to ban "assault weapons" based on physical characteristics when all along the issue needed to be how the weapon was...
  13. Of course they should. There is no requirement...

    Of course they should. There is no requirement to be a club member or to fly at AMA club fields. In fact the majority of AMA members do neither. Are you actually advocating throwing out over 50%...
  14. Thread: IMAA Dead

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    High Flight may be back.

    https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b1e8ab555ba993e8b64023492/images/abeb5189-7385-4f4b-b451-b8aca410dd19.jpg
  15. RC Model or police military?

    RC Model or police military?
  16. The argument that multi rotor FPV aircraft are...

    The argument that multi rotor FPV aircraft are not "model aircraft" is at it's base ignorant. These aircraft are flown by government and military worldwide. Therefore they are as much a valid model...
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    I have seen two fires at the club field, the...

    I have seen two fires at the club field, the first was from a turbine helicopter crash and the second was when a pilot threw down a cigarette he was smoking while he was flying his plane.

    What is...
  18. Posted this before, but it seems many still don't...

    Posted this before, but it seems many still don't understand.

    Conventional wisdom here on RCU about the lack of growth of AMA membership has been that the best guess is that there are somewhere...
  19. From today's ANA Flightline Newsletter

    Win a quad copter and help AMA receive a $10,000 grant!

    The Academy of Model Aeronautics has been named by the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation as a finalist for a Pilot's Choice Grant. AMA has been...
  20. FAA leaves drones out of NextGen air trafic control system

    Only a government bureaucracy as fosilized as the FAA would spend BILLIONS of dollars on the new NextGen air traffic control system and forget about drones!

    Bureaucrats......... and we expect...
  21. If you have a flying car, then yes.

    If you have a flying car, then yes.
  22. If a pilot that holds a full scale license,...

    If a pilot that holds a full scale license, flying a RC model hit and damaged a full scale plane in flight, then yes, I think the FAA would pull his certificate.

    And I would be in full agreement.
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    Are to notice of nominations due for upcoming...

    Are to notice of nominations due for upcoming elections published in Model Aviation? That is the official communication method to membership. I admit I an too lazy to go back and look.
  24. OK, bear with me, I may not explain this...

    OK, bear with me, I may not explain this clearly.........................

    I do not believe the AMA is going to self declare themselves as a NCBO for the purpose of SEC 336 (a) (2).

    I suspect...
  25. Frank, we actually disagree less then you think....

    Frank, we actually disagree less then you think.

    A concern should be the ability of the AMA to be a "nationwide community-based organization" that the FAA will recognize to meet the purpose of SEC...
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