Ask not what your hobby can do for you but what you can do for your hobby! A Simple idea for a big problem

A Simple idea for a big problem

Rc model safety, Is everyone doing

 what they can do to protect out hobby and the public.

(summary: I would like a splash 

screen to be implemented on all software that gives safety tips each start up)

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Please don't take the following as me bossing around, this is a suggestion I feel very strongly about and so should everyone as it will effect everyone.

So recently (very recently) Multirotor and other RC model safety has been brought into the spotlight.
there have been deaths, injuries, cuts, bruises and damaged Egos, btu most importantly bad impressions and opinions.
With all this negative attention I foresee this blowing up very soon and being the central gaze of media.

And even though we have all sorts of blog posts with advice in hindsight, nothing has been done, so action needs to be taken, Because the sooner we do something about Rc model safety, the leaner the consequences will be.in the long run.


I would like a splash screen to be implemented that gives safety tips each start up

on all RC related software, not only on Droidplanner, which Arthur supports (the creator or droidplanner) but on software like Missionplaner, Andropilot, open9X etc
anything that is an aid or enabler of RC flight (remember that boats, cars and subs are also classed as drones in the laws

The main message ontop followed by the sub message (they could be comical or upbeat )

eg: (main message)
(example of message below)

Return to launch (RTL) only flies in a straight line,
it wont watch out for that tree

Return to launch (RTL) Do

esn't know when it is going to hit something, 
make sure the path is clear!

Return to launch (RTL) Don't fly if you plan on using it.
It Doesn't give you wings!

Return to launch (RTL) Is n

ot capable of flying through objects, 
so don't make it try!

Prison or Freedom, only one accident away
are you willing to risk your own life?

Life or Death, Only one crash away!
Is life in prison worth it?

Your life and spectators, Would you let someone new fly close to you?
Don't let the inexperienced fly dangerously

Medical,court and insurance costs, Are you rich enough?
Don't endanger others or their property

Damage, how much is their car worth?
I don't think you want to find out


Good luck to all who recognize the benefits 
Another idea from me :) hope you like
Regards Jared Reabow
@MultirotorGuy

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