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  1. I agree, and now is the time for clubs to hold...

    I agree, and now is the time for clubs to hold events for the public and their local politicians Now that we have some breathing room we can start to strengthen the public perception of the hobby.
  2. Babes anytime! As a matter of fact the owner of...

    Babes anytime! As a matter of fact the owner of Babes does so much for local charities. I'm sure that he'll donate for our raffle. And don't forget that you're free to come and visit anytime. You did...
  3. We are going to do something with our local...

    We are going to do something with our local American Legion this year. We do an air show event and had been collecting for the WWP. But I don't want the negativity to reflect on us because we are...
  4. Thread: multirotor ban

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    The same to you! Every club operates under a...

    The same to you! Every club operates under a different set of circumstances. For some it's the size of the runway, noise or like us, operating so near people and full scale aircraft. From day one we...
  5. Thread: multirotor ban

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    That might have been me. Our club is directly...

    That might have been me. Our club is directly across from the largest marina on the east coast, a county park and an active heliport all on the shore of the Hudson River. We do allow multi rotors,...
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    I still got my money on the fuel line. You can be...

    I still got my money on the fuel line. You can be as rich as you want, but losing pressure in the tank will do it all of the time.
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    Also look close at the fill line. Looking at the...

    Also look close at the fill line. Looking at the picture it looks like it might be rubbing on the engine. If I were you, I would just go ahead and change all of the tubing. It's a cheap and easy fix...
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    All it takes is a pin hole in the fuel tubing....

    All it takes is a pin hole in the fuel tubing. Look real close where the tubing might be touching the engine, you might just see a "flat" spot. If you do that's it. In the past I spent hours trying...
  9. I'm the president of the Hudson Valley Radio...

    I'm the president of the Hudson Valley Radio Control Club in Haverstraw, NY. Earlier this year Rockland County passed "drone" legislation. As soon as we were made aware of what was happening, we set...
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    Our District II AVP came with us to meet with the...

    Our District II AVP came with us to meet with the county sheriff and legislator. Together we were able to soften some of the legislation. And again, because of our good standing in the community they...
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    This is the point I have been trying to make, not...

    This is the point I have been trying to make, not all field locations can support all types of model aviation. As you can see from some of the pictures on our website http://www.hvrcc.com/ we fly...
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    Like I said, we allow quads, just NO FPV. As a...

    Like I said, we allow quads, just NO FPV. As a matter of fact, if someone comes to our club with an interest in FPV we send them to another area club that allows it. Being proactive about the limits...
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    Rockland County New York passed some drone...

    Rockland County New York passed some drone legislation this year. Because of our clubs good standing, we fly on a closed landfill and do an air show each year, we were able to deal with the...
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    I mention great pilots and Pattern because the...

    I mention great pilots and Pattern because the FAI sequence eats up a lot of sky, as does a 42% plane. Yet we have NO issues with them. With FPV,even in this most appropriate place to fly, we've had...
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    We had FPV in the beginning but people found it...

    We had FPV in the beginning but people found it nessessary to fly where they don't belong. We allow quads or anything with a camera just no FPV. Here is our field, we are in no position to be where...
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    One thing to mention, at the last public hearing...

    One thing to mention, at the last public hearing I brought a bunch of material on the AMA's "Know Before You Fly Campaign." I figured that would show that the AMA cares about educating people on...
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    LCS, first of all most lawmakers see "drones" as...

    LCS, first of all most lawmakers see "drones" as quads. Some never heard of FPV. And since when is flying over a jail with anything ok? You have a good day!
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    If everyone followed #550 we wouldn't be having...

    If everyone followed #550 we wouldn't be having this conversation now. LCS, things don't have to make sense to you and me. Alot of our lawmakers never even heard of the AMA, they pass laws that they...
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    No, we don't allow FPV. The legislation came...

    No, we don't allow FPV. The legislation came about because the Sheriff was afraid that someone could fly over the county jail and drop contraband to the prisoners. The legislator considers the use of...
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    I follow these threads and throw in a comment...

    I follow these threads and throw in a comment from time to time. My county just passed "drone" legislation, and as the president of a club I made it my point to get involved. The law that was passed...
  21. A big thanks to everyone who came out yesterday!...

    A big thanks to everyone who came out yesterday! Anthony did a great job putting on the event and everything went smoothly despite the wet start we had. And also a big thanks to Mike Caglia and Dave...
  22. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow!...

    I'm looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow! If it does rain it will be showers, and after 8:00am it's just a 20% chance. So come on out and enjoy the day with us!
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    Glad you had a good time Jer! It's great to have...

    Glad you had a good time Jer! It's great to have so many good people come fly with us. We want to encourage and support Anthony as the District I VP. He is doing a great job and I look forward to our...
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    I'll be there!

    I'll be there!
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    As president of HVRCC (Hudson Valley Radio...

    As president of HVRCC (Hudson Valley Radio Control Club), or "The Haverstraw club," I can tell you that we try really hard to engage the public. For the last five years we have hosted the "Town of...
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