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More regulation coming ?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by madsonp, Nov 23, 2014.

  1. madsonp

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    http://www.ntsb.gov/news/2014/141118.html

    Actually, the ruling only sent the case back to the judge for further review.
    Most likely, the judge will rule in favor of Pirker.
    Just guessing.

    The FAA now claims that while flying through the tunnel, at least one person had to take evasive action.
    I saw no such thing in the video. Also a claim of flying at 1,500 feet. Again, no evidence of that.
    Most of the reasons for "reckless operation" are just plain laughable.
    Like 10 feet off the ground, 20 feet from a statue, flying over railroad tracks etc etc.

    Still, no fine can be levied because no such law exists.
     
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    Seems clear to me as long as you meet these rules, FAA has no authority to make rules over you as dictated by congress:

    • the aircraft is flown strictly for hobby or recreational use;

    • the aircraft is operated in accordance with a community-based set
    of safety guidelines and within the programming of a nationwide
    community-based organization;

    • the aircraft is limited to not more than 55 pounds unless otherwise
    certified through a design, construction, inspection, flight test, and
    operational safety program administered by a community-based
    organization;

    • the aircraft is operated in a manner that does not interfere with and
    gives way to any manned aircraft; and

    • when flown within 5 miles of an airport, the operator of the aircraft
    provides the airport operator and the airport air traffic control
    tower … with prior notice of the operation….