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    Yes, and that was my point, maybe not made well....

    Yes, and that was my point, maybe not made well.
    Actually, the "model" multi-rotors came first, and that "full scale" one was modeled upon the models, so to speak.
    Which, if you think about it, was...
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    Well, bradpaul, you know the "M" in AMA is for...

    Well, bradpaul, you know the "M" in AMA is for "model", and the point is that all these pesky multi-rotors are not models of anything, and so are ok to discriminate against and should be shunned by...
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    Boy, I guess so. The way you and Branaum have...

    Boy, I guess so.
    The way you and Branaum have been going on here,
    I would have expected a decapitation, amputation,
    or at least a lopped off nose or ear out of this.;)
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    Some folks are. ...

    Some folks are.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KR39DErszRE
  5. Are we talking about the JUNE 2014 Model...

    Are we talking about the JUNE 2014 Model Aviation?
    'cause my copy has a pic of a F-86 cockpit and pilot, no B-29.
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    A few years ago, an east coast club (google...

    A few years ago, an east coast club (google SSRCC, and look for the thread on Flying Giants) ran into some trouble,
    where charter violations were alleged. The AMA did intervene in that case.
    If the...
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    Hmm, the phantom Phantom. I think your right...

    Hmm, the phantom Phantom.

    I think your right about your premonition.
    "uh, Tallahassee, ah think ah just saw somethin'.
    Itsa bird...no, itsa plane... no... itsa drone....
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    You can't target shoot in Michigan? Really?

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    You can't target shoot in Michigan? Really?
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    Your taxes pay for the police to clean up the...

    Your taxes pay for the police to clean up the mess after the fact and hopefully bring the perp. to what we euphemistically call "justice".
    Read the daily paper to find out what that is.:rolleyes:...
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    My father, a career state cop, taught me early on...

    My father, a career state cop, taught me early on to keep my head "on a swivel" at all times.
    I learned to look out for myself, and not to depend on the authorities to always keep me safe.
    It's...
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    Well, that's assuming I caused some bodily or...

    Well, that's assuming I caused some bodily or property damage.
    I'm too awesome of a model airplane builder and pilot for that to happen.:rolleyes:
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    Calculating the average fine per infraction($833...

    Calculating the average fine per infraction($833 for Trappy and $314 for Mr. Z), we see a significant disparity.
    The NTSB judge obviously thought Trappy's fine excessive, so FAA is trying to find...
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    I have seen some video of a single 700 electric...

    I have seen some video of a single 700 electric heli lifting what they claim was 45 lbs.
    While I cannot prove that video, or the one shown here, are not "fakery",
    as someone who does fly model...
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    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/images/styles/iBus...

    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/images/styles/iBusiness/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by Propworn http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/images/styles/iBusiness/buttons/viewpost-right.png
    No that...
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    Wait a minute! A few posts ago you were saying I...

    Wait a minute!
    A few posts ago you were saying I was wrong about AMA members breaking the rules, and how you drive by AMA clubs all the time and never see them busting the boundaries, and now you...
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    Uh, no, FPV is only a relatively new way to...

    Uh, no,
    FPV is only a relatively new way to enjoy an established hobby.
    FPV has never been illegal, has been around for a number of years, and so is
    in effect part of the status quo.
    You wanting...
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    You are right that it is human nature (for some,...

    You are right that it is human nature (for some, definitely not all) to push the limits. So what.
    That is not disputed here.

    So it all just comes back around to personal responsibility and do we...
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    Using your logic, we should ban all objects that...

    Using your logic,
    we should ban all objects that can be used to break rules, like fast cars and powerful guns, etc.
    CP,
    your inner lib-tard-ness is showing.:cool:
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    Maybe rarely, but it does happen, as it appears...

    Maybe rarely, but it does happen, as it appears to me the Telemaster in question flies over the marina and roads in the video.
    Anybody honest with themselves knows it happens.
    And, once again, I'll...
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    Depth perception while flying being what it is,...

    Depth perception while flying being what it is, or more precisely, what it isn't, I think you are fooling yourself and trying to fool us.
    I routinely drive up to our field and see guys flying over...
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    Your confused. bruceal stated here, "We have no...

    Your confused.
    bruceal stated here,
    "We have no problem with quadcopters and planes with cameras. But like I said, our field sits across from an active heliport, the largest marina on the east...
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    Coup d'etat?

    Coup d'etat?
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    JohnShe, maybe you missed my earlier post, where...

    JohnShe,
    maybe you missed my earlier post, where I pointed an item from the new MA,
    concerning the minutes of a recent AMA EC meeting. I'll paste it here:

    In the January issue of MA, p. 150...
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    I can find only two AMA rules that might apply....

    I can find only two AMA rules that might apply. Maybe there's more, I couldn't find them.

    The first is no flying within 25 feet of anyone but the pilot and helpers on the flight line.
    OP said the...
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    I took the new survey AMA put out a few days ago....

    I took the new survey AMA put out a few days ago.
    A couple of the questions on it lead me to believe that AMA is at least considering offering
    an insurance package aimed at allowing a light...
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