This section is currently being updated. Over 6000 surveys have been submitted so far.

Alan (Alan*@*bra.net)

I have been building and flying for over 45 years. Belonged in many clubs in many states and have never heard of any problems until drones appeared. Why destroy a hobby with regulations that are

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The Dro (dro@*@*dro.com)

I’ve had a lot of hard times in the past few years and getting into the hobby gives me and many others something to focus on. It’s a shame that these restrictions are going to

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(roet*@*ail.com)

Flying is a hobby I do with my son in our back yard. I’m not very good at it but it’s fun thing I do with my kid. These regulations seem unnecessary and unenforcable.

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(bran*@*ail.com)

I have only been able to recently start flying RC aircraft because of the high startup cost. With the new restrictions I would be forced out of the hobby again by cost and field availability.

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Kevin Stonehouse (kevi*@*ail.com)

The new FFA rules amount to a power grab for corporate interests. While the hype sounding the new rules suggests this is for our safety, its really just a “Fear” tactic used to rob hobbyists

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Tom

Tom Speer (me@t*@*eer.com)

I am a retired USAF Lt Col, and a qualified flight test engineer, with 45 years of experience as an aeronautical engineer. I grew up riding in the back seat of my father’s Cessna 195.

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John

John Sancho (mrjo*@*ail.com)

Flying allows me to experience a sense of freedom I’ve never had before but also allows me a way to express myself in a way that compares to nothing else. I’ve also bonded closer to

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John

John Bedell (cbed*@*ail.com)

It makes sense that pilots be responsible and accountable. The AMA has members who by and large are outstanding citizens and committed hobbists. Continuing education thru the association will ensure that basic RC pilots present

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Maurice

Maurice Eidson (bude*@*ail.com)

I can not fly full size air planes and flying models give me the thrill of flying. Flying models should be as it always has and that is free and open. Why penalize hobbyists for

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Randy Travelbee (rtra*@*hoo.com)

I am proud of the builds I have done. Many of the planes I have built are extremely light weight and added gear would defeat their purpose. These new regulations would not solve the problem

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(ford*@*ail.com)

I’m just getting started in the hobby — I watch the Flite Test channel with my elementary-aged daughter, have tried one of the flite test glider builds, and have an indoor drone I’ve modified to

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