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06-12-2019, 11:28 PM
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Posted By Appowner

One of the reasons I left the competition scene. ...

One of the reasons I left the competition scene. Even in the late 60's it was obvious that to compete required one thing, MONEY. And as a lowly AF junior enlisted, it just wasn't in the checkbook....
06-12-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 828
Posted By Appowner

Wow! Holding the management, elected or...

Wow! Holding the management, elected or otherwise, accountable for their decisions and actions. Go figure! Next thing you know we'll expect Congress to act responsibly. Maybe even throw Hillary...
06-12-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 828
Posted By Appowner

As the OP of the thread I have requested the...

As the OP of the thread I have requested the thread be closed because of the attacks by two individuals. So why is it still open?
06-11-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By Appowner

Actually the AMA removed the correct information....

Actually the AMA removed the correct information.

And replaced it with more propaganda!
06-11-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 828
Posted By Appowner

Read the link.....

Read the link.....
06-11-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 828
Posted By Appowner

Mods, since you've taken away my ability to do...

Mods, since you've taken away my ability to do so, please lock this thread. It would seem that some people simply can not play nice with others.
06-11-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By Appowner

What's the old phrase? It takes a thousand "Atta...

What's the old phrase? It takes a thousand "Atta Boys" to over come one "Oh Sh*@#".

IMHO the AMA has a long way to go to regain their credibility. Ditto for those who can't seem to do anything...
06-08-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Appowner

Wow! Now there's the pot calling the kettle...

Wow! Now there's the pot calling the kettle black. But at least Franklin tells you he doesn't owe you an explanation. You simply don't respond and disappear for a few days. To most any direct...
06-08-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Appowner

Why? Because based on what I've observed here...

Why? Because based on what I've observed here and elsewhere, the AMA and most members live in a bubble of immunity promulgated for years by the AMA EC. They think their stuff don't stink and they...
06-06-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 828
Posted By Appowner

Agreed! I think a visit like this, even if they...

Agreed! I think a visit like this, even if they don't cite anyone, could prove a good wake up call on the AMA and all participants. The FAA, knowing their presence will be blasted all over the...
06-04-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 828
Posted By Appowner

What If?

The FAA showed up at the NATS? Not to write anyone up but basically to ask and answer questions and get a feel for how many modelers are at least trying to follow the new rules/ Asking to see FAA...
06-04-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Appowner

And what class airspace were these 6 fields in? ...

And what class airspace were these 6 fields in? Makes a difference you know. I fly in class G just 2.5 miles from a 5000 foot paved runway.

AMA claims some 2000 plus club fields and how many...
06-03-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Appowner

But at least some of the conditions HAVE been...

But at least some of the conditions HAVE been made accessible so what's wrong with complying where and how one can? e.g 400 foot in class G.
06-03-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Appowner

In light of all the new FAA rules and such I have...

In light of all the new FAA rules and such I have often wondered what influence videos such as these have had on the FAA and the government in general? The AMA claims a great safety record but...
06-03-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,396
Posted By Appowner

Which is why I said RTV which stands for Radio...

Which is why I said RTV which stands for Radio Television. The original electronics silicon adhesive.
06-02-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Appowner

Hmmm! Seems pretty clear to me. USC and all. ...

Hmmm! Seems pretty clear to me. USC and all.
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06-02-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Appowner

And the beatings will continue until moral...

And the beatings will continue until moral improves! :)
06-02-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Appowner

The basin field was allowed to hold an event...

The basin field was allowed to hold an event recently with the FAA in attendance. However, the FAA restricted altitude to 250 feet and had the outer boundaries brought in some. Now, how is all this...
06-01-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Appowner

Of course this raises the questions of: Just...

Of course this raises the questions of:
Just where exactly is this field located?
What class airspace is it in?
Does it appear on the FAA list of authorized sites? (Assuming it's close to an ATC...
06-01-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By Appowner

How do you think their healthcare is free? Just...

How do you think their healthcare is free? Just because you don't pay for services when you need them? Someone is paying for it one way or another. You might want to check out their tax schedules....
06-01-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Appowner

Looks to me like anyone flying at one of these...

Looks to me like anyone flying at one of these sites needs to have a copy of this in their back pocket.

Also of interest is the statement: "Operations at the listed fixed sites are authorized up...
05-31-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Appowner

On the flip side I have no doubt a great many...

On the flip side I have no doubt a great many LEOs are tired of attitude being thrown in their faces all the time. Yet for the most part they smile and do their jobs. And most of them even make it...
05-30-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By Appowner

PFU? More money than brains? Lack of...

PFU?
More money than brains?
Lack of training?
Lack of understanding?
Lack of adult supervision?

A more common event than many will admit and thanks to available technology, a far too easy...
05-30-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By Appowner

I would suggest representatives from your group...

I would suggest representatives from your group get with the local ATC and see what needs to be done. After 42 years it could be as simple as no record of what ever agreement you may have had with...
05-19-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 502
Posted By Appowner

That's why I use throw away e-mails for forum...

That's why I use throw away e-mails for forum registrations. If the forum proves to be legit, i.e. doesn't spam with unrelated adds, then I eventually move it to my real e-mail. However, if it does...
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