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Do you have a "Home Base" for flying?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by GeneralKitFisto, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. GeneralKitFisto

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    Is there a place that you spend most of your flight time at?

    I go to a field at a local middle school on the weekends.
     
  2. RichWest

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    Re: Do you have a

    My home base is an old HS sport's complex. Two baseball fields, track, football field and several large parking lots. When not in use I have a nice aerial track to fly around, otherwise I limit my flight area to a remote empty parking lot within the complex. Just don't want to create a concern by me flying overhead while a field is in use.

    Whether I'm able to use the entire complex or just a tennis court, I always practice maneuvers to make myself a better pilot. So it's 99% practice, for that 1% opportunity to video the best location to date....
     
  3. dirkclod

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    Behind my house! Field with a little room, plenty of water to drown it, [done that ] plenty of trees to reach out and grab it [they have ] and a big cutover for it to go down in [ has ] !! What more could ya want :D
     

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  4. jason

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    No place special. Where ever I can takeoff from and record as there's no shortage subjects to shoot.
     
  5. Hughie

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    I have a nature reserve on my back door. It is very nice, but dangers include, too much water for my liking, too many light aircraft flying at 300-400 feet doing sightseeing and loads of bird-strike opportunities :)

    This is about 2.5 km across
     

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  6. PhantomFanatic

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    I have a backyard, full of trees, electrical drop line, cable and telephone lines, in other words: Zero flight area. I can fly in my neighbor's back yard, with wires on one side, then tall tres around the edges. In other words, about 60' by 40 for visual flight.

    A short walk goes to a community garden. But, I'm disabled and that is too far. My vehicle is at my house, in another town. So, I'm pretty much SOL, until I can get my vehicle up here. An electric scooter would be nice! Then, I'll need a backpack.
    :)
     
  7. lake_flyer

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    The beach and lake behind my house. I mostly take off from my balcony.
     
  8. wkf94025

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    Southern Baja, well beyond FAA jurisdiction.