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FAA taking away your rights for FPV. Sign now or lose it.

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by thongbong, Jul 13, 2014.

  1. thongbong

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    The FAA is taking away your rights for FPV. This is NO JOKE! It has nothing to do with criminalizing your drone, but has to deal with criminalizing FPV, which is a lot easier for them to do. This is NO JOKE, make your voices heard.

    Follow this thread.
    viewtopic.php?f=3&t=20049

    And this thread.
    viewtopic.php?f=4&t=20036

    If you want to watch a video, these guys will explain it to you.
    http://flitetest.com/articles/faa-ban-on-fpv

    If you've read this post, please comment with bump to keep it at the top, unless an admin makes one of these topics a sticky. Thanks!
     
  2. thongbong

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    Re: FAA taking away your rights for FPV. Sign now or lose it

    bump
     
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    Re: FAA taking away your rights for FPV. Sign now or lose it

    Sadly these petitions will be meaningless. The one and only thing the FAA will even look at are the comments they receive on the official comment site:

    http://www.regulations.gov/#!submitComm ... -0396-0001

    But even then they are not bound by anything that is written there. I think that ultimately it is going to take going to court to get a judicial ruling on what their limits really are and what Section 336 really means.
     
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    Re: FAA taking away your rights for FPV. Sign now or lose it

    Thanks for the comment but I don't think you read my post correctly.
     
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    Re: FAA taking away your rights for FPV. Sign now or lose it

    bump
     
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    Re: FAA taking away your rights for FPV. Sign now or lose it


    Posted my comments on the official site. Everyone here needs to make this a priority as there is only a 30 day window for the comment period.
     
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    Re: FAA taking away your rights for FPV. Sign now or lose it

    I can find the FAA's interpretation of the proposed rulings, but I cannot find the rule document itself to read paragraph 91 for myself. Does someone have the URL for the document?
     
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    Re: FAA taking away your rights for FPV. Sign now or lose it

    The commenting deadline for the FAA's Interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft is July 25, 2014 at 11:59 PM.

    This Interpretive Rulemaking will:

    • - create actual law banning on commercial operations;
      - ban FPV operations; and
      - allow the FAA to use all existing Federal Aviation Regulations against model aircraft operators.
    Commenting has jumped dramatically.

    • Last week there were only about 3,000 comments.
      Yesterday morning, it was up to about 8,000.
      In the past 24 hours it has jumped to 22,568 comments.
    That's about 14,000 comments submitted in a single day!

    If you haven't commented yet, here's an easy-to-use guide: https://app.box.com/s/fvl2k6bm5x1za922mzse
    Then, post your comment at: http://www.regulations.gov/#!submitComm ... -0396-0001

    Thanks.
     
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  13. thongbong

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    Re: FAA taking away your rights for FPV. Sign now or lose it

    Thank you, sir. The community is indebted to your services.