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

Austin H (a4tw*@*hoo.com)

Flying is relaxing to me. I used to fly as a kid and started back up as the hobby became cheaper after my family has grown. I’ve taught my kids to fly and my grandson

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Hyper (hype*@*ail.com)

The hobby just has a community I’ve never seen elsewhere. Such healthy competition and drive in everyone I’ve competed with makes it the ideal hobby for competing and just enjoying the thrill of flying.

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Margaret Whitaker (mwhi*@*ary.org)

I am starring a new course at my high school to teach students about aviation and aerospace which includes operating drones. These regulations could potentially price us out of the market entirely, denying my students

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Brenton Bauer (bren*@*hoo.com)

I’ve been flying for years. I actually graduated collage with a degree in UAS and Drone technology. During my studies, I saw a Flite Test episode about foamboard planes and I was inspired to build

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Bob Severance (rsev*@*.rr.com)

I have enjoyed learning to build many disciplines of model aircraft and flying in a safe manner. I do not think the new FAA requirements will help me in any of that. However, I believe

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I enjoy building and flying. Both ready built planes, kit planes and planes from plans. I’m over 60 and headed for retirement and this renewal of my love for a hobby that began for me

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Jim Vincent (gapa*@*ail.com)

I’ve been flying for 40 years, also full size rated commercial pilot. 400′ limit would strangle the fun of flying sailplanes. Stop selling drones to everyone. In the past, know-how and effort were a barrier

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Sam (saml*@*att.net)

Flying is a freedom for me. With a space large enough, and permission from the land owner, I can practically make any place a playground in the sky. I started flying four and a half

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My main concern is these restrictions will completely shut down the FPV hobby. I think there should be a distinction made between consumer drones bought by the vast majority of the public and those kit

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There’s nothing in the proposed rules that will make the hobby safer, they’re only designed to kill it. The government can’t come out and outright ban r/c flight so it’s going to slowly squeeze it

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