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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by 480sparky, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. 480sparky

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    This is what will bring our sport to an end. Morons.
     
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    It seems these kids learnt a big lesson the hard way. Unfortunately feeding the hype and motives of those who hope to have us grounded. I wonder if that airport is locked out in the current firmware. Im sure DJI is pleased its one of theirs.....
     
  5. 480sparky

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    Probably the only thing they learned is how to run really fast to avoid being charged. Kids the way they are being raised today, they went home, had a great laugh, and posted it all on social media.
     
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    Man that is in my back yard sort of.. I live in that county.. Idiots
     
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    I don't condone the behavior reported but why is it that every news story claims drones are not allowed to fly within 5 miles of an airport?
     
  8. impilot51

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    Because they are not allowed within 5 miles of an airport....unless you notify the tower. My guess is here they didn't do that.


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    This stuff won't stop until people are educated most doing wrong do not know they are doing wrong .
     
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    Correct, you can fly within 5 miles of an airport but need to notify the tower but the news never states that stipulation. They just stop at saying illegal to fly within 5 miles of airport.
     
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    After all the recent news about registering drones you'd think the press would at least include that fact in the story somewhere.
     
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    Sorry to hear they want to ground you in OZ.

    None of that here in the US.
    Responsible use and accountability is a big push though.
     
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    800 ft from the runway? Yes, I'd say they knew they were wrong.

    When I was a teenager I didn't have to be told about the dangers of Railroad tracks or the possibility of my toys being hit by a train.

    Robinsons auto rotate about as good as a Phantom does so........