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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Hovtech, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. Hovtech

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    I wish this had been me. I wanted to go downtown and film Lollapalooza, but it would have been so hard to park.So someone did it for me. He didn't do anything illegal.

    http://nbcchi.com/SKbd5Ne
     
  2. p fandango

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    "Anyone wanting to fly a manned or unmanned aircraft in U.S. airspace needs “some level” of authorization from the FAA"

    do they?
     
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  4. gunslinger

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    I love the quote by the "experienced" Parrot AR Drone flier... "These are blades. These could take out someone's eye." Reminds me of... BB gun??? You'll take your eye out!!!" ;)

    I certainly wouldn't fly a Parrot over a crowd. :roll:

    -slinger
     
  5. p fandango

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    don't you love it when even the authorities can't give out the right information to the media
     
  6. p fandango

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    am i right in thinking he also got ripped off if he paid several hundred $'s for that?
     
  7. Hovtech

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    I'm still considering a fly around Wrigley Field. I would only do it while it was empty though. Drunk fans would definitely throw things at it.
     
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    Is that the same guy, a freelance journalist, who was flying his phantom over a car accident with a dead person and the police told him not to and is now taking the police to court
     
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    He says as he flies his AR Drone in a public park at eye level with people passing by in the shot... face palm ... :roll:
     
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    Parrot Drone flier also says, "...you want to play with this in an are where there's no people."

    I agree with him. That's why I usually fly mine in the sky.
     
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    Why am I left feeling like it's the FAA who needs to be on the receiving end of an "educational conversation"?