"I cannot fault either pilot since I was not there and the evidence is heresay. What I can determine for sure is that models and full sized airplanes have no business on the same airport. They have differant rules, there is no such thing as an Air…"
"There is no question they will give AMA the boot with all of the momentum to do so and two pages of federal regulations would be sweet. Just a simple line by line list of all of the things we can't do. I have my hopes up now!"
"I'm not talking about ARC sUAS recommendations of 2009 but the actual amateur modeling and FPV regulations. Those haven't published yet but rumor is they are trying to keep it small by using the tiny IRS type font."
"That for sure and since I'm already a licensed pilot my handy FAR book is right here on the shelf. I only hope that the new chapters can be velcro'd on to the existing 554 pages of regulations so I don't have to buy a new one. "
"An organization that wants to increase its membership and do things for the members? What kind of insanity is that? No way in hell that’s going to work. I’m all for AMA being out of the picture and FAA taking total control. It shouldn’t take much…"
"The flight was not done under the auspices of AC 91-57 and could therefore be subject to FAR's. If so it was in violation of Newark Liberty International Airport Class B airspace and the Hudson River /East River Exclusion Special Flight Rules…"
"If wishes were fishes!
AMA will be shortly be submitting their proposed rules to FAA for approval. The differance between AC 91-57's 400ft agl and AMA's "within 30 miles of an airport" is pretty hard to miss but we soon will see. "
"While this post does acknowledge the fact that the flight was illegal it unfortunately continues a story that would be best left to die. The act may have been the death blow to AMA's attempt to achieve self regulation with FAA and may arguably…"