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He "Almost killed someone with a drone"!

Discussion in 'News' started by darwin-t, Nov 13, 2014.

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    That is so ridiculous. It's his own fault he panicked and chose to shut down the motors.

    You can cut the engines on a 747 and make them crash - maybe we should make them illegal too.
     
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    this is why we should have a registration process and some sort of certification or license that shows your capable of understanding all of the things that can go wrong while flying.
     
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    The author of the article is several kinds of stupid.
    He's saying .. I was an idiot, I had no idea what I was doing and flew stupid so the government should regulate everyone.
    If he feels this way about phantoms, how does he deal with living in a country with 300 million guns.

    Yes .. just like there are no problems on the road because we have a registration process and some sort of certification or license. I can see how that would prevent problems.
     
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    I think that's an unfair characterization of what he's saying in the article, did you read past the headline?

     
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    Red lights in the rear? That is not lack of GPS, that is battery low. My no GPS lock is yellow.
     
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    Lack of GPS? Lack of knowledge more like. Most of my friends have barely flown a toy helicopter and could probably fly better then this guy.
     
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    I read that article and was about to post it here. I think the author is nothing more than a troll, who's set out to give the hobby a bad image. He seemed to know an awful lot about regulations, but nothing about flying. I don't believe the first part of his article, for a minute. :roll:
     
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