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Gaza07:
22 Aug 2019 22:47:32
Sorted mate  ~~
Andy7:
22 Aug 2019 10:27:36
Sure. But basically, all the subjects are getting cut off.
Gaza07:
21 Aug 2019 18:14:54
Can you pm me a screen shot of what you mean
Andy7:
21 Aug 2019 12:15:41
Gaza - can you make the subject line section in the forum topic list wider? It's cutting off the subject field really short.
Andy7:
19 Aug 2019 09:14:20
Good for you!  ~~
DarkButterfly:
18 Aug 2019 19:13:57
Had another negative encounter, it's been a few years since the last one, just an uneducated ******, going on about drones being illegal yada yada yada.    :-/
Still that didn't spoil my flying time, had an absolute blast  ~~
Gaza07:
07 Aug 2019 19:52:01
ooooh mrs jones  :D
hoverfly:
30 Jul 2019 15:26:34
D.B. you tightwad.. :cool:
atomiclama:
29 Jul 2019 20:14:10
DB that just means you have shed loads of props in the first place ;-)
DarkButterfly:
29 Jul 2019 18:53:33
Just had a thought, even with all the crashing I've done, I haven't bought any replacement props in over a year ~~
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Started by homersainty, Thursday,November 15, 2012, 18:39:15

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homersainty

just watched this cool video wonder if he got in trouble ?

If you find yourself in danger of being taken seriously, then try to do something which undermines or sabotages that perception in some way.

Jumpy07

Cracking video.. but broke so many laws..  wonder if he got away with it..
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Gaza07

I knew this would get posted excellent video but is it going to reflect badly on the whole fpv scene  :rolleyes:  :hmm:

Rappy Freak

SkyNet shall rise!!!!!!

XH558

Pretty amazing ... The London Eye shots were particularly good ... wonder what time it was when he was filming Big Ben  ;) ;)

Biffa

I wouldn';t be surprised to find some legislation getting passed soon on some national security basis.

As it is most people can fly models in parks/open spaces without too much hassle, stuff like this just bring more unneeded attention. A good video for sure but could well cause more harm than good.

Steve

eyeflying

Great video - nice edit too.

My background is video production and I';ve filmed many times in London. To film professionally anywhere within the Metropolitan District you need a permit which can be obtained quite easily providing you demonstrate that you have sufficient Public Liability insurance but I presume that this film would be classed as ';amateur'; .

I don';t ever recall their conditions limiting you to the type of equipment that can be used for acquisition. However, as most of you will,be aware, model flying in the UK takes place under the legal constraints of the Air Navigation Order (ANO) which is the responsibility of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), which basically says (for models under 7Kg) that you must;

    1.Choose an unobstructed site.
    2. At all time keep a safe distance from persons, vessels, vehicles and structures.
    3. Only fly in suitable weather.
    4. Always fly with regard for other conditions such as local bylaws.
    5. Always fly with due consideration for other people and property.

I suppose that someone could argue item 2 - "a safe distance" - what is is a "safe distance"? and who decides it?

I hold a PPL (Private Pilot';s Licence) and generally the Pilot decides what is ';safe'; (assuming that he/she also complies with reg';s too of course). Obviously, the pilot';s judgement is always open to scrutiny and criticism, especially when things go wrong!

Its probably item 4 that would catch them out.. Local Byelaws. There must be some Byelaw in place that restricts RC Flying within the City of Westminster but I haven';t been able to find anything.

Still, a great video - just wish I';d made it  :angry:



Balders

If someone wanted to go to town on them, they could be nabbed for:

a) using unnaproved equipement for UK airspace (I';m pretty sure their UHF gear is not approved in UK plus their FPV gear I think is 1.2ghz or 900mhz, neither of which are legal for use in UK)
b) Having an unobstructed view of the airframe and a spotter able to see the aircraft unassited during FPV flight
c) If they get paid for youtube hits you could possibly argue that the are filming commercially, then the floodgates open re licensing, safety etc etc.

Just saying...not judging :)
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