As a general aviation aviator, I was aghast to read Todd Ross Campbell’s letter suggesting that bird-sized UAVs should not need to be regulated based on the reasoning that birds are not (AW&ST June 9, p. 8).  It is easy to be a big-sky/little-aircraft advocate when one’s bacon is not at risk. The last thing I need is a California Condor-sized unmanned aerial system (UAS) crashing into my “bugsmasher”—trust me, my small aircraft is only certificated to ...


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