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Do you let other people fly your bird?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by GeneralKitFisto, Jul 13, 2015.

  1. GeneralKitFisto

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    I've let my dad fly, since he's the one that bought it for me.

    I had to take over again quickly, since he was headed full speed toward the side of the house.

    He hasn't asked again, and says no when I ask him if he wants to now

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  2. msinger

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    I have a few times. But, I made sure I was 100 ft+ above the tallest obstacle before handing over the controls :)
     
  3. Josh Curtiss

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    For me, no way! :D Unless they're signing an agreement to buy me a replacement if they crash it :p
     
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  4. snerd

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    Sure. I let my grandson (13) fly it when he's over. He's pretty good at flying it.


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  5. Cris A.

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    I let my son-in-law fly it. Of course I was standing right next to him. Armed.
     
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  6. Clampit

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    A bit of poo came out when I handed by wife the tx on my P2V:eek: sooooo heavy handed.... All i could see was it heading straight for a rugby post, the air was blue:eek:
    Never again & that also goes to my new addition:D
     
  7. robsquad

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    Only the wife. Hate to admit it but she getting a bit addicted
     
  8. Clampit

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    Just make sure the wife doesn't get better than you at flying:D
     
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  9. robsquad

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    Nah can't be as good as me yet........she ain't crashed
     
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  10. Clampit

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    Lol, there ya gooooooo, 1 nil to you:D don't let her beat ya;)
     
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  11. scott rich

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    My rule is that someone else can fly it if they are willing and able to replace it if they crash it.
     
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  12. Astronut71

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    I let my wife fly my P3. She did great with it from takeoff to landing. Probably helped that she has a Private Pilot license.
     
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  13. IflyinWY

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    Yep, I've let others fly it, into the top of a utility pole... crash, into a Yamaha Titan... crash, into the side of a hill... crash. I'm not sure why I've been so lucky compared to most who post about their crashes. I usually dust mine off, sometimes change a prop or two and fly it. :D
    My FC40 has never crashed it onto concrete or asphalt. My P1 has never crashed. :p

    If you're thinking about letting your teenage friends fly it, ya might want to ask dad what he thinks of that. I'll bet he's fine with it, if your friend wants to buy you a new one when he crashes yours. :eek:
     
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  14. envisionabove

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    If they can fly my X5C they can fly my P3P I have yet to find that person which is a good thing.
    Speaking of X5C I should see if I can fly it after being spoiled for a few months. :)
     
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  15. dirkclod

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    :D Maybe ya spoke to soon bro :D:eek:
     
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  16. Squirrel!

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    Is it legal to let someone fly it if it is registered with the FAA in your name? What if they cause damage to property (others, not the drone) like fly it into the road and a car swerves and crashes...who would be responsible?
     
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    Not nobody, not no how.
    I keep the keys to the P3P and the Harley in me pockets and I alone pilot them.
     
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    Yup. My 6 year old daughter. She learned on a Syma X5C, then moved up to the Parrot AR 2.0. Now the Phantom is a piece of cake for her compared to those
     
  19. Clampit

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    Here ya go, my wife flying mine...... Never again:D
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    :eek: splash drone?