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Shawn Owens (Ce64*@*aol.com)

I fly mostly Backyard and ball park size planes. I used to fly 1/2A gas planes but the electrics have just gotten so much better that I don’t anymore. I ALWAYS fly with consideration of

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Brian (bcho*@*ail.com)

I’ve loved flying drones and home built small aircraft. Finding places to fly is challenging enough already – if it were more restricted, I might have to give up the hobby or only fly a

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Tom Kelley (tom.*@*ail.com)

I love flying most forms of RC aircraft recreationally, I have flown many different kinds such as fix wing, multirotor and gliders. Everything from scratch built to fly types, micro indoor to large scale planes.

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I studied for and passed the FAA test to be a remote pilot of a small unmanned aircraft system. This test required vast of knowledge of regulations, safety, weather, and airport restrictions. It wasn’t easy

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Keith Day (grea*@*ail.com)

I’ve been flying and building remote control aircraft since 1983. Most recently, my flying locations are close to my home in Portland, Oregon. Due to my work schedule, I haven’t joined any local club, besides

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Flying matters to me because it’s my opportunity to create aircraft from basic materials and see the results of my effort first-hand. It’s been a recreational outlet for me that has expanded my skillsets in

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Frederick Balsam (fred*@*hoo.com)

Model aviation is one of the most educational hobbies I have participated in. Adding restrictions, regulations, and financial burdens inhibits the advancements of not only America’s youth but adult population as well. This hobby creates

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Been a responsible modeler/flyer for about 60 years. New technoligy has let many undesireable people into the hobby as long as they have the money to burn. So many heli, drone, or fixwing aircraft are

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Steve (stev*@*ail.com)

I have been in the radio control hobby for 30 years. Started with cars and boats. About 6 years ago tried electric helicopters. Then I built a 650mm quad for areial photography, purely recreational, sunsets

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Lewis Busch-Vogel (lewb*@*ail.com)

I have been flying drones for years now, dating back to a DJI phantom 2 back in 2013. Since then I have started my own aerial photography company, experimented and innovated in aerial 360 degree

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Being brand new to the fpv hobby is amazing because of the ability to design and craft your own quad drone is fascinating. This hobby allows me to practice my education background as engineer in

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