Drones are neat. My dad just bought one. He hasn't flown it yet as the wind has been up.
Have to register 'all" of them? NOT! I want to get one someday, but looking at the "toy" ones offered now, they are neat. How about the little ones that fit in your hand?? I bought helicopters last year and found them really kinda hard to fly. One in house was easiest, bigger one outside was hard.
I got big into rc planes and helicopters 5 years ago. I started with a small 4 channel dual rotor. I could fly it like crazy. Then I went to a 6 channel capable of 3d flight.
I fired that thing up and it sounded like a real helicopter. I wanted to do some easy take off spin around and sit it down. Ok so on my little copters its was always up force when you throttle up. Throttle down and it would slowly come down. On this one 1 to 50% throttle was down flight. 51 to 100 was up. So I took off. Flew about 10' up leveled off and hovered. Spun it left right moved forward and back. Went to land and went to about 25% throttle and it slammed into the ground.
Paid 800 for the copter did 200 in damage to it in a 10 minute flight. I crashed that thing so many times trying to learn how to do tick tocks and flying inverted
Finally after rebuilding it a dozen times I gave up. Each crash was 200 bucks worth of damage.
The planes were the same way. Foam 4 channel. Got good at it. Bought a 6 channel that would do all kinds of cool tricks. Got it out and took off. It was a 100 times faster. I never crashed it but came so close. I loved flying it straight up till it stalled out. It would fall over backwards plunge towards the ground. Hammer the throttle and fly it out. Barrel rolls loops ect were fun.
Edited by toomanytoys84, December 21, 2015 - 10:59 PM.