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01-23-2016 08:39 PM  3 years ago
revmix

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again; 400' ain't rule, just guidance & applies to all r/c players regardless of club or not
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01-23-2016 08:53 PM  3 years ago
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again; 400' ain't rule, just guidance & applies to all r/c players regardless of club or not
AMA leadership disagrees with you. FAA says right on the Registration as has been posted; "fly below 400'"

AMA Safety code says:

(c) Not fly higher than approximately 400 feet above ground level within three (3) miles of an airport without notifying the airport operator.

No altitude limitation.
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01-23-2016 08:57 PM  3 years ago
revmix

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the Registration
if no paper drone trace then hefty fine
400' is just free guidance, never mind
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01-26-2016 01:35 AM  3 years ago
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so any one find out any thing new yet?

https://www.faa.gov/uas/law_enforce...idance_card.pdf

Check out. So what do you make of it. I'm not seeing a 400ft limit
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01-26-2016 01:40 AM  3 years ago
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An unmanned aircraft that is 1) capable of sustained flight in the atmosphere, 2) flown within visual line of sight of the person operating the aircraft, and 3) flown for hobby or recreational purposes. Must be operated within ALL of the following parameters:
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Strictly for hobby or recreational use
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Must give way to manned aircraft
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Less than 55 pounds 2
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Operated in accordance with community based set of safety guidelines 3
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If within 5 miles of airport, must notify airport operator and control tower (if tower)
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Registration and Markings1 Model aircraft operating standards are governed under P.L. 112-95 (Feb 14, 2012)
Hobby rules state 400' (AMA) XGM/VGM
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01-26-2016 01:43 AM  3 years ago
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Hobby rules state 400' (AMA)
You left out some words. It's don't exceed 400' Within 3 miles of an airport without notifying tower.

AMA doesn't cap you outside 3 nm.
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01-26-2016 03:14 AM  3 years ago
TMoore

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If you cross your fingers when you click the button is it still a promise?
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01-26-2016 03:27 AM  3 years ago
don s

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Some of you guys worry too much.E820, Raptor G4N, X50F/E, E620, Forza 450, and some planks.
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01-26-2016 03:41 AM  3 years ago
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01-26-2016 03:54 AM  3 years ago
TMoore

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Did you send these dudes the memo? I don't think they got it.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3024...one-pilots.html

Is it OK for AMA members to lie on the registration form?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/johngog...m/#49e6de533724
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01-26-2016 04:05 AM  3 years ago
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not my job
everyone is accountable for themselves
always the operator's responsibility to follow the approved rules
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01-26-2016 02:55 PM  3 years ago
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Can airport manager make law ?
I hear our airport manager is wanting to not only cap our altitude to 400 but tell us how far out we can fly ! We have a meeting with him coming up so any facts I can use will be greatly appreciated.
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01-26-2016 03:09 PM  3 years ago
TMoore

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You just have to notify him, he can't make rules. How close is your field to the airport?
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01-26-2016 05:06 PM  3 years ago
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4 miles.
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01-26-2016 05:12 PM  3 years ago
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I have met with him in a group and got the feeling that he likes to pound his chest ! I just feel unsure of what I can really do if he starts demanding his interpatation of the FAA Rules / guidelines / ?????
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01-26-2016 06:38 PM  3 years ago
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What airport?
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01-26-2016 08:32 PM  3 years ago
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I'd think a tower operator has some veto power. Otherwise you could call up LAX and say "I'll be over here near 2 mile final doing my thing. Sorry if that messes with traffic. Deal with it."

Pretty absurd to believe there's no veto power there.
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01-26-2016 08:49 PM  3 years ago
TMoore

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I didn't say he can't shut you down but they can't make rules.
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01-26-2016 10:18 PM  3 years ago
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We "The club i belong to" aren't wanting to be the thorn in his backside !!! and i am going into the meeting hoping to foster a great working relationship with our local airport. That is our goal. In preparation for this meeting and of hearing of his supposed intent i have read 336, 112-95, 105, and 540-d but i just wanted to be prepared... I kind of feel like the middle man being fed to the lions. Ama says one thing Faa implies something else and i'm suppose to make sense of it all.
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01-26-2016 11:11 PM  3 years ago
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You certainly have the right approach. It's always good to try and work things out like this at the local level.
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