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May 27, 2008, 08:41 PM
Dan Murphy
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Cape Cod - Duck Harbor closed to flying


I happened to be on the cape this weekend, swung by Duck Harbor, and noticed a new sign at the entrance to the path. Bummer.
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May 27, 2008, 09:11 PM
Obsessed
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Wow, what a bummer.
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May 27, 2008, 09:17 PM
Ninja of the Nasty
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Wait.. so you can't play Realflight on the slope? can you fly a REAL rc (non sim) there?.. think they would find it funny if i sat there on my laptop with the G4 radio in my hands... LOL..

get all your buddies together and just go out with your radios... just keep looking in the sky and pan from left to right every now and then...

JOe
May 27, 2008, 09:23 PM
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That sign doesn't look too official; no ordinance # posted and looks like someone did it on their PC. Could it just be some of those wacky tree huggers trying to force their will on the general public?

Doubletap
May 27, 2008, 09:25 PM
Embrace the suck
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I haven't seen signs banning just RC, but I go places regularly on the east coast that get shut down to people during nesting season - they open up again after the critters move on. Maybe a call to your local Dept of Natural Resources office to ask if it's permanent?

Nauga,
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May 27, 2008, 10:03 PM
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give 'em the bird


no I didn't say it, really it just slipped out. I guess this means trap practice is out of the question?
May 27, 2008, 10:06 PM
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Parks and public lands are our #1 source of flying sites I would guess, so we need to be suportive of those areas. I agree it looks fake but a call is WELL advised before flying.
May 27, 2008, 10:13 PM
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When we were up there a few weeks ago the Canadian Icare guys were kicked out by bird watchers. The reason was for the nesting of the Plovers, and that the planes were interpreted to be preditors. I don't think its official but you can count on the BW's to call a Ranger very quickly if you don't comply with their wishes.

Killer
May 27, 2008, 10:25 PM
It's the best day ever!
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Nesting endangered or really any birds is a very good reason to not fly. I have a great spot right near my house that I don't fly at cuz of the birds. Maybe its time a good unbiased discussion as to just how rc gliders would effect which species that are there with specialists.
May 27, 2008, 10:37 PM
Obsessed
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Originally Posted by Doubletap
That sign doesn't look too official; no ordinance # posted and looks like someone did it on their PC. Could it just be some of those wacky tree huggers trying to force their will on the general public?

Doubletap
That was my initial thought as well - looks like it was drawn up on PrintShop 1994....
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May 27, 2008, 10:44 PM
Plane dodger
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We slopers on the East coast are becoming more endangered than the birds
May 27, 2008, 10:59 PM
Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum!
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We slopers on the East coast are becoming more endangered than the birds
.....yeah, so shouldn't the freakin' birds yield to us!
May 27, 2008, 11:31 PM
PWP!
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What is the endangered species that the sign mentions?
May 28, 2008, 12:41 AM
sno
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You could handle it like we do out here in the wild west...shoot the sign full of holes, and toss it in the bushes. No signs no rules! (this was a joke...sort of)
May 28, 2008, 01:11 AM
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I like you Sno... you sound like a fun guy

JOe


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