July 17th, 2016, 19:59
However, on a related note, I have to ask, in at least the two instances I've read about here, just how close to those operations was the "drone" being flown?? And, was it a fixed wing aircraft, or the more common for photo use, a multi-rotor? Not saying it was proper in either case, but sometimes I have known pilots to be "concerned" if hobby operations occur within ten miles of an airport, when they, the full scale pilot, doesn't get within 15 miles of the hobby operations, which are normally kept within 500' AGL, and rarely more than 5-600' horizontally from the model runway. We have one of these in our local area, while our club includes 8 full scale pilots, and the airport operator has expressed interest in joining and learning to fly R/C!
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