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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by MrTommy, May 16, 2016.

  1. MrTommy

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    A friend visiting from the U.K. stopped by one of the gates to Area 51 and found this sign. This is new since the last time I was there several years ago. "No Drone Zone". And here I was planning to bring my P2V out to get some aerial shots - N O T ! Glen002.jpg
     
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    1. Its an airfield.
    2. Its a military base.

    Shouldn't take a sign to tell you not to fly there.
     
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    I believe OP was joking.
     
  4. Wolfiesden

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    Point still stands. The sign is redundant.
     
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    Hahahaha, funny that this was believed, though I guess some idiot would have to test the waters...


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    Someone will. Eventually. Then the black choppers they have HQ out there will escort them away.
     
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    To the funny farm where life is beautiful all the time
    Haha, ho ho, hehe


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    Actually, where this picture is taken, you're still miles from the actual base where runways are, and the mountains are much higher than 400'. Technically, you're probably not in violation of anything, BUT, prudence tells me I won't be lifting off here anytime soon. ;)
     
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    I love that sign. Someone should swap out the generic drone image for a generic alien one.

    Of course, that's a Federal Offense (defacing government property) so you should never, ever do anything like that.
     
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    Or better yet, someone should staple a plastic grocery bag over the drone picture ;) You know, just in case one blows in and causes Defcon alerts.
     
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    Yeah, and all this at a base the government refuses to acknowledge even exists. Too funny.
     
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    They acknowledged it exists in Aug '13.
    (But still deny any Alien nonsense.)
     
  13. Wolfiesden

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    Wait. I just re-read that. I didn't believe the OP was actually going to fly there. For the record, my comment was about the redundancy of the sign they put up. Not the OP.

    Maybe you just need a DSLR and this Sigma lens...
    [​IMG]

    That is if you have $26,000 for the lens :) Yes. Its a real lens. Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG APO IF Autofocus Lens 597101 B&H
     
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