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Petitioning AMA members for separation from drones

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale RC General Discussions' started by Astrohog, Dec 17, 2015.

   
  1. Astrohog

    Astrohog 70cc twin V2

    The recent requirement for ALL RC aircraft and drone operators to register with the FAA has caused quite a stir within our community. It is clear to me that if we have any hope at all of advocating for our hobby to remain as it has for many decades, we all need to put our minor differences of opinions aside and band together in order to have as large a voice as possible. I started an online petition at change.org to advocate for the distinct separation of traditional model aircraft and drones, which many believe have fundamentally changed our hobby (and its reputation to the general public) in the scant few years of their existence. The recent requirements to register with the FAA are just the beginning of many more restrictions to be added in the future. We MUST stand united to fight for the hobby we have all enjoyed for many years in order to continue to enjoy it in the future and to pass it along to our future generations.


    Please follow the link and sign the petition .

    https://www.change.org/p/ama-members...iation-and-ama


    Regards,


    Astro
     
    Bipeguy03 likes this.
  2. Signed and shared to my Facebook page. I think whether you are against registering or not we need to let people know we aren't going to be pushed around!!
     
  3. Astrohog

    Astrohog 70cc twin V2

    Thanks Bipe!
     
  4. First time posting a video here so bear with me.

    THIS SHOULD BE BLAIRING ON EVERYONE'S SHOP RADIOS :yesss:


     
    combat chicken and Terryscustom like this.
  5. Terryscustom

    Terryscustom 640cc Uber Pimp

    Not going to take long to get 100, where does it go then?
     
    ChickenBalls likes this.
  6. I did as well.
     
  7. Signed.:way_to_go:
     
  8. ChickenBalls

    ChickenBalls "Cool Guy"

    I'm, wondering same thing, where does it go after 100 signatures? I noticed the other petition floating around, said it needed 500, now it's saying it needs 1000.
     
  9. mndless

    mndless Don't know a thing..

    Signed and shared arond...
     
  10. Robbins

    Robbins Team WTFO (Watch The Fun Occur)

    probably a govmt plot to find all us airplane pilots that dont want to be identified... maybe?

    to hell with it, signed!
     
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