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Offline Frank v B

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How many MAAC rules did these guys break?
« on: January 12, 2021, 07:27:41 PM »
Let's see how many Temac members know the rules. 
This video was appalling from a safety point of view. 
Please post your additional comments and I will update the list on this first post.

1) flight line less than 100' from the cars.
2) no flying stations (5 max)
3) did not call a take-off (jet, quads)
4) flying behind the flight line
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Flying at TEMAC feels sooooo safe after watching this video. 

Frank




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Re: How many MAAC rules did these guys break?
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2021, 10:42:58 AM »
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Re: How many MAAC rules did these guys break?
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2021, 11:10:45 AM »
Well he did call landing and inquired as to the status of cars on the runway...LOL

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Re: How many MAAC rules did these guys break?
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2021, 01:34:20 PM »
Scary part is at 5:46.  Guy in white t-shirt has a scuba diving logo on the back of his shirt.  So I presume he dives.  I can just imagine how much safety comfort this video would provide to his scuba buddy.    8)

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Re: How many MAAC rules did these guys break?
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2021, 03:48:54 PM »
But @Andy Hoffer , he is the "dive" safety officer, not the "fly" safety officer. ;D

Scary part is at 5:46.  Guy in white t-shirt has a scuba diving logo on the back of his shirt.  So I presume he dives.  I can just imagine how much safety comfort this video would provide to his scuba buddy.    8)
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Re: How many MAAC rules did these guys break?
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2021, 05:28:22 PM »
But @Andy Hoffer , he is the "dive" safety officer, not the "fly" safety officer. ;D

Scary part is at 5:46.  Guy in white t-shirt has a scuba diving logo on the back of his shirt.  So I presume he dives.  I can just imagine how much safety comfort this video would provide to his scuba buddy.    8)
Andy

Of course @GuyOReilly !  Why didn't I think of that?!! ;D

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Re: How many MAAC rules did these guys break?
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2021, 09:52:42 PM »
It’s frightening how many videos are out there documenting similarly reckless, dangerous RC behaviour, but then many of these videos seem to originate in a country where it’s fairly normal to carry a handgun...
Unfortunately, responsible RCers will be blamed along with the reckless when someone finally gets seriously hurt...
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Re: How many MAAC rules did these guys break?
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2021, 12:30:22 AM »
FYI, these guys have Michigan license plates.  You can get a good look at 6:06-6:07 at the end of the video.  See example below for comparison.
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Re: How many MAAC rules did these guys break?
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2021, 02:30:38 PM »
Let's see how many Temac members know the rules. 
This video was appalling from a safety point of view. 
Please post your additional comments and I will update the list on this first post.

1) flight line less than 100' from the cars.
2) no flying stations (5 max)
3) did not call a take-off (jet, quads)
4) flying behind the flight line
5)
6)

Flying at TEMAC feels sooooo safe after watching this video. 

Frank





Without even watching the video, the opening frame showing them flying from what appears to be a public road, documenting a violation of MAAC/AMA rules, probably local by-laws and common sense.
Like Frank, I am grateful for MAAC, AMA, and their member clubs for the safe, courteous and fun environments provided for serious hobbyists.
« Last Edit: January 16, 2021, 08:48:52 AM by Wingnutz »
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