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Soarin over Disney World

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by thongbong, Jul 8, 2014.

  1. thongbong

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    Shot this last year in October with the Phantom 1 (original) and Tarot T-2D. Finally decided to put them together. Resort fly over of the Grand Floridian, Pop Century and All Stars Sports. If you've been to one of the Disney Parks and rode Soarin, you'll get it. :D

    http://youtu.be/Zjcj6MiT0cc
     
  2. SilentAV8R

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    It might interest you to know that there is a Temporary Flight Restriction for 3 nautical miles (3.45 miles) around Disney World (Disneyland too). Essentially it is illegal to fly anything in that zone.

    http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_9_4985.html
     
  3. thongbong

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    Thanks for the tip, I actually found out about the restriction after coming back from my trip. The first flight took place at night and I had a nice chat with one of the security cast members about the Phantom and never thought much of it after that.
     
  4. Rizzo Media Factory

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    They call it temporary around Disney World and Land, but in is a TFR until further notice... Should just call it a PFR, Permanent Flight Restriction.
     
  5. SilentAV8R

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    This is one of the issues with TFRs, FAA rules, etc. Many people, like the security folks, have no clue about them. I liked your video, I was just passing along an "FYI".
     
  6. flasharps

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    Nice Video!
     
  7. Suwaneeguy

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    How many times does it have to be said?
    The FAA has authority over licensed aircraft and licensed pilots.
    This flight restriction can only be enforced on those aircraft.
    NOT on hobby remote controlled aircraft.

    Are you a licensed pilot with the FAA? Is your aircraft duly licensed?
    NO. Then why are you so worried about it?
     
  8. SilentAV8R

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    TFRs apply to model aircraft. Here is part of a current TFR:

    Argue all you want to, but the FAA and Homeland Security both include model aircraft in TFRs.

    The AMA also provides information on current TFRs:

    http://www.modelaircraft.org/membership ... otams.aspx
     
  9. BigTulsa

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    Oy. This is why we can't have nice things.
     
  10. Elfman12

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    Nice shots, thanks for that view of the Disney World property!
     
  11. ianwood

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    The FAA has responsibility for the NAS. Like it or not, you are subject to their rules and regulations license or not. Otherwise I could simply take an unregistered plane for an unlicensed joy ride doing as I please. Fortunately, you are not yet subject to their trumped up BS when it comes to commercial use.
     
  12. SilentAV8R

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    Control of the airspace is about all they have on us right now. They get especially pissy about flying in Class B or C airspace and REAALY pissy about TFR areas. But that's with everyone, not just us.
     
  13. poostik

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    :lol: