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    Sorry. I have this thing about the super...

    Sorry. I have this thing about the super expensive "electric" retracts. There are some inexpensive ones from China but they don't seem to have the variety of sizes. But I just can see paying as...
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    For that matter isn't a pneumatic retract just a...

    For that matter isn't a pneumatic retract just a mechanical retract with an air piston operated by an electric servo? Doesn't someone (Robart?) even sell a mechanical retract that you can use with...
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    Isn't a mechanical retract with a servo an...

    Isn't a mechanical retract with a servo an "electric" retract? And you can even get linear gears to put on standard servos. I never understood how the "better brand" (i.e. not Chinese) guys could...
  4. I will add one word - illegal. It's all about...

    I will add one word - illegal. It's all about "illegal" aerial surveillance. There are privacy laws. And there are non-commerial use laws. Both are being broken constantly by the FPV guys. Sorry...
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    It is certainly possible that a Quad could hit...

    It is certainly possible that a Quad could hit the nose after getting over half way through the prop disc, then get stopped or slowed by hitting the fuse and having the prop blades hit the back end...
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    Maybe so but don't they also leave dents from the...

    Maybe so but don't they also leave dents from the body hitting the plane? The "experts" that looked over his plane could find no other damage than the two gouges. A quadrotor would like do just...
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    We should beat the crap out of anyoone we see...

    We should beat the crap out of anyoone we see flying his UAV illegally~ :o
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    I was looking at the FAA list of UAV issues for...

    I was looking at the FAA list of UAV issues for this year yesterday and saw that a few months ago there was likely a strike with a small, single engine aircraft. The pilot did not see anything but...
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    Bingo. And yes, I was thinking jam the video...

    Bingo. And yes, I was thinking jam the video frequency, not the 2.4GHz. If the police heli gets close enogh a low power jammer is all that is needed.
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    Part of the problem is the US Senate Republicans....

    Part of the problem is the US Senate Republicans. I am a Republican and this is not a political comment - it is a statement of fact. The US House finally passed an FAA appropriation bill this...
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    You got that right. Most hobby drones sold today...

    You got that right. Most hobby drones sold today already have the line-of-sight and 400 ft altitude protections built in. These clowns just disable them so disabling a RFID tag will be no problem. ...
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    1 = Goldberg Tiger 60. Great low wing trainer. ...

    1 = Goldberg Tiger 60. Great low wing trainer. Also good for getting into pattern competition. I flew mine for several years and it's the only one I never crashed.
    2 = Tower Uproar. Very...
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    First, these UAVs have been seen at very high...

    First, these UAVs have been seen at very high altitudes, including the 5000' from the above story, different account with more info. Second, the system the FAA wants to build will not oly allow them...
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    Wow, that's a first. Apple jhas a lot more...

    Wow, that's a first. Apple jhas a lot more problems than Microsoft :D
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    The FAA does not have a large enforcment staff....

    The FAA does not have a large enforcment staff. Due to the large number of UAVs, and because they are not makred like regular aircraft, UAVs must be tracked to their owners before any fines, etc can...
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    The AMA is NOT and "industry" partner. Yes it is...

    The AMA is NOT and "industry" partner. Yes it is one of the partners in this program but there are also several companies (industry) involved. Can you name any of those?
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    I know some will say I am paranoid but I was...

    I know some will say I am paranoid but I was reading today about ADS-B and recalled that it had been brought up here before. I also recall seeing an article about someone developing a similar...
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    Thank you. Nice to know someone else is looking...

    Thank you. Nice to know someone else is looking at these. Over 650 sightings so far this year is not a small problem. Yet all porcia wants to do is question who are the FAAs "industry partners". ...
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    And of course you have no concept of what...

    And of course you have no concept of what "industry" partners means, do you?
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    Flying that high WAS the problem. But you are...

    Flying that high WAS the problem. But you are correct, LSM has no idea where that red circle should have been. They wanted to make sure someone could trash the report because it had an error in it...
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    eBay also does not let a seller put a negative...

    eBay also does not let a seller put a negative mark on a buyer. Their logic is the buyer is the one with the money so they cannot offend him. G-d forbid if one seller said something negative that...
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    As I recall the wet season is Late August to late...

    As I recall the wet season is Late August to late July.:o My wife was there one year during early to mid August and said it was beautiful. I pointed out she was there during the dry season.
    For...
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    BTW, I read today that the FAA has now granted...

    BTW, I read today that the FAA has now granted over 1000 exemptions for commerical use of UAVs. So there are at least 1000 trained pilots using UAVs safely and legally. Videographers, film...
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    In Connecticut you are requied to take a full day...

    In Connecticut you are requied to take a full day coarse and get approved byt the police department in your city to be able to purchase a handgun. Yet people go around shooting people there every...
  25. I didn't notice anyone esle say this so I will. ...

    I didn't notice anyone esle say this so I will. After trimming the rudder for flight do not forget to adjust the steering wheel.(nose or tail). I would push my planes backwards and adjust the...
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