I has been a learning experience and enjoyable hobby. it provides mental stimulation and relaxation. it also encourages kids to get involved and interested in flying, building, engineering and photography to name a few areas.
Relaxing, fun hobby. Retired and fly during the day at a park that’s almost always completely empty. Adding all the tracking/ID would require large upgrade and cost to equipment I’ve purchased over the years.
I have had a interest in model aviation from the age of 10. I attendend an aviation trades high school, and became a helicopter mechanic/crewchief in the army. I worked for Grumman Aircraft, and National