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    Well which way does the FAA want it? Either...

    Well which way does the FAA want it? Either Model Aircraft are a danger to full scale and therefore model aircraft fields SHOULD be on FAA sectional charts, or the danger is so minimal that full...
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    sorry duplicate post

    sorry duplicate post
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    However: Sec. 91.119 - Minimum safe altitudes:...

    However:

    Sec. 91.119 - Minimum safe altitudes: General.
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    Except when necessary for takeoff or landing, no person may operate an aircraft below the following altitudes:

    (a) Anywhere....
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    The word "safety" is a term that can be used both...

    The word "safety" is a term that can be used both by well-intentioned people and dictators. It was used by Vladimir Putin to justify the invasion of Crimea "safety of the ethnic Russian population"....
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    And how ironic will it be that The United States...

    And how ironic will it be that The United States of America which used to stand for freedom and individual rights will be where you can't fly what they fly in the rest of the world.

    Technology...
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    The uncomfortable fact is that we AMA members are...

    The uncomfortable fact is that we AMA members are a minority of rc flyers. By this year end there will be likely be more quadcopter flyers then plane/heli flyers. The AMA understands this and has...
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    As any RC model, fixed wing sport plane, fixed...

    As any RC model, fixed wing sport plane, fixed wing, war bird, single rotor heli, glider, quad copter CAN BE EQUIPPED WITH FPV your suggestion would set a altitude cap for all models. A 400' cap...
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    Like it or not the AMA has fully embraced the new...

    Like it or not the AMA has fully embraced the new technologies when flown for recreational use and within the guidelines of the AMA Safety Code and Documents 550, 551, 560, 570, 580. Flying within...
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    This must be a troll, could anybody be that...

    This must be a troll, could anybody be that ignorant about the AMA, the FAA and where hobby shops, Horizon Hobby, Great Planes, HobbyKing are moving toward?
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    FPV is too big for the FAA to control

    http://online.wsj.com/articles/gopro-developing-line-of-consumer-drones-1417020883

    When the consumer electronics companies get involved along with GoPro the numbers will explode.

    My crystal...
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    I do know that it would be impossible to have a...

    I do know that it would be impossible to have a VIN on something made of foam, balsa or plastic. BTW you do know that not everybody flys RTF models, some actually build what they fly?

    Got some...
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    rotflmao .............:eek:

    rotflmao .............:eek:
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    Is that not what the AMA has actually done? ...

    Is that not what the AMA has actually done?

    Advanced Flight Systems Operations

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    If some of the posters here think the AMA will...

    If some of the posters here think the AMA will abandon FPV and autonomous flight think again...............................

    Note the speakers and topics for the 2015 AMA EXPO:

    Back to the...
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    acdii, I do understand and appreciate the...

    acdii, I do understand and appreciate the importance of the issue, but creating the model aircraft equivalent of the governments attempt to try to define an "assault rifle" is doomed to failure, it...
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    Why the distinction between heli and multirotor? ...

    Why the distinction between heli and multirotor? What does the number of rotors have to do with being exempt or non exempt?

    Repeat after me................. it is not the...
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    Ever hear a flying win with a pusher motor...

    Ever hear a flying win with a pusher motor turning 30,000 rpm...................................... louder then many 40 glow setups, I know as I have one ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.
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    Yes once again you show your ignorance of the...

    Yes once again you show your ignorance of the facts. The request was not denied for not being in non-navigable airspace it was denied for not meeting any of the statutory reasons for exemption. If...
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    FLAPHappy, the issue is not what altitude, it is...

    FLAPHappy, the issue is not what altitude, it is all tied to "see and avoid" . Flying in a park, hospital, school and at an AMA club field if you cannot "see and avoid" then IMHO you are flying...
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    Think the AMA is worried about "drones" or "FPV"?

    Think again, this is the initial speaker list for the AMA Expo.




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    You must be a believer that the warnings on...

    You must be a believer that the warnings on tobacco products, beer and alcohol served a purpose other than letting politicians say they did something. And let's consider that the places that sell...
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    And people like you do not accept that there has...

    And people like you do not accept that there has been huge over reach by government agencies like the EPA, BLM and now the FAA. And I guess you are referring to the CBO that the FAA says they cannot...
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    You do not need to be a member of the NRA to buy...

    You do not need to be a member of the NRA to buy or use a gun.

    Requiring membership in the AMA in order to buy or fly a RC model airplane? That takes the cake for the dumbest idea so far. BTW...
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    Not nearly as ludicrous as claiming sec 336 makes...

    Not nearly as ludicrous as claiming sec 336 makes the problem go away
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    Well that is what the AMA lawsuit that you...

    Well that is what the AMA lawsuit that you disagree with is all about. All the FAA needs to do is to say "safety of the NAS" and them 336 no longer applies.
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