Originally Posted by michaelingp
The planes I fly are made out of EPP foam, and the engine's on the back, and weigh under two pounds. The prop is held on with an O ring. Yes, you could have a really, really freak accident and hurt somebody, but there is no way that thing could kill somebody unless it startled them and they hit their head on a rock. My friend is learning to fly with a similar foam trainer. Its motor is on the front, but still it would take a very rare combination of events to injure somebody with that plane.
Someone's getting the picture!
An unpopular opinion is no less likely to be correct than a popular one.
Just liberate your mind, think outside the box, avoid this cotton-wool group-think that we're all a step away from death, and consider that RCers might've been taking things too seriously