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FAA Rules Won't Be Ready Until 2017

Discussion in 'News' started by ianwood, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. ianwood

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    But, in the meantime, they are going to spend an untold amount of hours reviewing exemption requests from people who want to use drones for commercial purposes? Unbelievable.
     
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    Yep sounds about right :lol: :lol:
    Piss are money away chasing their own tail .
    I have to stop reading this stuff :evil:
     
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    Actually, it's status quo, which in my opinion is not necessarily a bad thing. I ate a burger at "the habit" and they give you one of those buzzer deals for when your order is ready that has the quote "would you rather wait a short while for a great burger, or have a burger wait a short while for you"

    I think this applies to the drone legislation dilemma that exists. If not for Pirker, would it really be an issue? Admittedly, I am a newbie to drones, however I think that due diligence will only be a good thing for everyone. Again, just my opinion.
     
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    Yes. It has been a huge issue ever since the first person wanted to legally use their drone for commercial use.
     
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    The Verge is conflagellating what was said in the hearing. Their quote is not precisely what Peggy Gilligan said:
    This is what was really said:
     
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    That is a vastly different statement, Steve. I agree that the license taken with the edit was "sensational."
     
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    It wasn't taken from Gilligan, it was taken from Gerald Dillingham the director of civil aviation for the Government Accountability Office. His direct quote is:

    Gilligan on the otherhand was quoted as saying:

    I fail to see how any of this is "sensationalized." It's actually a bit of honest reporting based mostly if not all on the testimony from those present at the hearing.
     
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    Perhaps sensational is the wrong word. I believe contextually the quote is a little misleading.
     
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    As I said, the Verge is conflagellating what was said in the hearing.
     
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    "conflagellating" Is this an aviation term? I'm trying to find the definition. A bit early in the morning for me to figure out that many syllables.
     
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    I think he meant "conflagulating". Which means to join together in a destructive manner.
     
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    I did hear in that hearing that safe integration of UAV into the airspace will not happen until 2017 or later. I don't remember who said it in the hearing though
     
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    2017 !!!
    What's the rush?
     
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    Sooo.. What about the meantime? We just follow the current rules and avoid Youtube?
     
  17. ianwood

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    Ask 10 people and you'll get 10 different answers. Which is a problem unto itself.
     
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    This is really a good news for us. So we do not have to compete with commercial users for sky until 2017!
     
  19. ianwood

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    No. It's bad news. For everyone. On multiple levels. There should be no need to "compete for the sky".