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Gregg Ruppel (rupp*@*ail.com)

Flying RC and drones requires technical expertise as well as manual dexterity that can only be attained through practice. It is perhaps the most demanding and rewarding activity I have ever engaged in.

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Just a hobbies/tinkerer who loves safe flying and showing educating others – especially kids.. Not a daredevil, not interested in extreme range or height, keep almost 100% LOS even though I always fly FPV.

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Joshua Terrasas (jcte*@*ail.com)

I got into the hobby because I wanted to develop autonomous flight controllers/robotics. My interest has grown a lot though, and now I enjoy just flying around with or without robotics involved. Its a great

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I have built and flown all my life. I would be devastated by these restrictions. I fly helis and planes close in LOS and NEVER use these camera platorm quads that have made so much

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Chris (chri*@*ail.com)

My Son and I bond over creation of flying machines and flying them together. We do fly with a club, but there are other open spaces where there has never been intrusion on other peoples,

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GDS (geor*@*ail.com)

Building and flying model aircraft was pivotal to my becoming an engineer. It offers opportunities for hands-on education, development of critical skill sets, and problem solving thinking – NONE of which are supplied by our

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My family has flown model aircraft since the 1940s, my father flying free-flight, then RC as the technology developed. I few as a child in the 1960s and then returned to the hobby in the

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Steve Byrum (stev*@*uth.net)

I’ve flown RC for 30 years. It is the most challenging, fulfilling hobby I have ever had. Every aircraft and every flight is unique. I am never bored, and always glad to share the experience

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Sebastian G. (csg-*@*gmx.com)

I’d agree that the easy availability of ready to fly flight equipment causes a significant increase of “model pilots” and with that the number of dump heads flying model aircraft or toys increases naturally as

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