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In lieu of a Letter to the Editor...

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by ghinson, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. ghinson

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    I recently had a flight that resulted in an angry, old man tracking me down and approach me with his camera, taking my picture. ("Uh oh. Here we go.") He proceeded to complain for 30 minutes, even though I spent the time trying to tell him about the hobby, the legality of what I was doing, and even showed him the entire 15 minutes of flight video. It resulted in a letter to the editor from his wife, which resulted in an article in the local paper (which was fairly balanced, but who needs a spotlight).

    I made this video as a response.

     
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  2. N017RW

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    Link to letter and article?
     
  3. ghinson

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  4. JKDSensei

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    Excellent video...excellent presentation of counter-point GHinson.
    Well played sir, well played.

    Ever heard of the "Zombie" apocalypse?
    Well, the virus that has infected humanity is called "ignorance" and it's a world wide epidemic spreading rampantly....as has been since man first walked upright.
     
  5. LuvMyTJ

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    Great video. I hope it gets picked up by the major news outlets. :)
     
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    Stunning video and well thought out response! Thank you for taking the high road and adding professionalism to our hobby/business.
     
  7. mrtibbs

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    Very well played. I hope I don't run into those kind of people ...I try and fly as early and less people as possible