Originally Posted by schrederman
Yep, the egos can get a bit large on these threads. However, please realize that some of these folks are pure glider flyers that have lost their club fields by allowing electric flyers. They come innocently enough at first, but soon the club membership has swelled with electric flyers, and in a couple of cases, string-launched gliders were banned by these new majorities... after decades of that club being a glider club... So, it isn't always just egos...
I hadn't thought about that angle yet.
The quiet glider club being grouped into the "noisy airplane group" and losing their field...regardless if "true e-gliders" were quiet or not.
That truly would/does suck!