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Old 12-24-2018, 09:02 AM
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Default Mass Delusion

Originally Posted by EasternATC View Post
No, looks more like two guys with one drone.
Its increasingly looking like a case of Mass Hysteria / Delusions.
There were no drones at all. No confirmed sightings, no radio signals, no radar returns.

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Old 12-24-2018, 11:20 AM
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But the Bobbies insist the threat is real!
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Old 12-24-2018, 02:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Tummy View Post
They don't have to knock airliners out of the sky with the drones. The disruption to airport operations are bad enough to significantly impact the local economy.
Yup. Just like throwing barrel size objects in the strait of Hormuz. Insurance companies will tell the oil tankers to stay away.
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Old 12-24-2018, 04:07 PM
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Keeping us all safe from the Boogyman, but at what cost? Since when was cowardice an effective deterrent?
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Old 12-25-2018, 06:37 PM
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Forget about the evildoers. I imagine one jerk who buys a house under the departure (who has only been there during a lull) and is P.O.ed that
"all those d--ned airplanes are flying right over" his house. He is the guy I envision messing with traffic.
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Old 12-30-2018, 11:28 PM
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We've been seeing quite a bit of this on fires over the past few years; air operations being shut down because some yahoo is flying his little quad copter or remote control airplane around the fire area.

Law enforcement has managed to cite a few of them, most just disappear. I think in one case fire crews downed a "drone" with a hose.
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Old 12-31-2018, 02:41 PM
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Might have to have a guy in an ultralight standing by.
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Old 01-02-2019, 07:05 PM
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More like a few good ol' boys with shotguns.
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