Originally Posted by Navy Jet Mech
I hate to tell you this Matlock but the ones crying the loudest about drones are Republicans. The word "drone" has been around since Eisenhower. Drones were part of "Star Wars" funding and developed to their killing potential during the Reagan years. We can all pretend it's a model plane or quadcopter but if it carries a camera and has gps for semi autonomous flight, it is correctly classified as a "drone". I can use a pistol as a hammer but it's still a pistol no matter what I use it for.
WOW, you must be liberal? That article has NOTHING to do with us flying R/C planes with cameras on them. Or does even come close to saying Republican(s) love drones the most. Please.....
I am fed up with the liberal biased media (and the conservative ones too) in this country. Freedom of speech was created to give all of us an equal voice, and that's not what it is happening. The people with the most money have the loudest voice. To me that is the very thing that this country was trying to escape from when being founded.
To the average person in America (your local scientifically illiterate idiot) when he/she hears the word "drone" on TV freaks out thinking that an average guy like you or me has that technology available to them over the counter.
Your military style drone is far different than the ones we use for pleasure, and I don't like it being lumped into the same category because it just all adds up to bad press. The media can't even get a single story correct, wth do they know.
I think our models should not be called drones anymore. The liberals change words all the time to shift the image that the word produces when said. Let's do it too. It's Aerial Photography, which is a hobby.