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Posted: 10/5/2014 12:13:38 PM EST
Are they supposed to be flying over the conus??

Has anyone ever spotted one???


gd
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:18:52 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:20:04 PM EST
Well, they regularly operate in restricted airspace on a very few military ranges for training. Also, DHS uses the Predator B (MQ-9 Reaper) for border surveillance.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/03/05/Homeland-Security-Drones-Designed-To-Identify-Civilians-Carrying-Guns
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:20:34 PM EST
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Originally Posted By RustedAce:

Listen, and understand. That Predator drone is out there. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are in a FEMA camp.



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Originally Posted By RustedAce:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
Are they supposed to be flying over the conus??

Has anyone ever spotted one???


gd

Listen, and understand. That Predator drone is out there. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are in a FEMA camp.






Is that a YES ???

I spotted one today.
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:22:21 PM EST
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Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
I spotted one today.
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More details would be helpful.
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:22:43 PM EST
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Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:



Is that a YES ???

I spotted one today.
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Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
Originally Posted By RustedAce:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
Are they supposed to be flying over the conus??

Has anyone ever spotted one???


gd

Listen, and understand. That Predator drone is out there. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are in a FEMA camp.






Is that a YES ???

I spotted one today.


You sure it was a Predator? There are many flavors of UAVs
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:23:04 PM EST
Yeah, I've seen shitloads of them at AFB's all over the country.

Did you think they only trained with them over other countries?
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:26:00 PM EST
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Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:

Is that a YES ???

I spotted one today.
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That was a weather balloon full of swamp gas.

Your blood sugar was low when you saw it.

You're irrational, you don't know what you're talking about.
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:26:50 PM EST
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Originally Posted By RustedAce:

Listen, and understand. That Predator drone is out there. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are in a FEMA camp.



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Originally Posted By RustedAce:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
Are they supposed to be flying over the conus??

Has anyone ever spotted one???


gd

Listen, and understand. That Predator drone is out there. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are in a FEMA camp.




It's a machine, Skroeder. It doesn't get pissed off. It doesn't get happy, it doesn't get sad, it doesn't laugh at your jokes.
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:28:32 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Aeain:


You sure it was a Predator? There are many flavors of UAVs
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Originally Posted By Aeain:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
Originally Posted By RustedAce:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
Are they supposed to be flying over the conus??

Has anyone ever spotted one???


gd

Listen, and understand. That Predator drone is out there. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are in a FEMA camp.






Is that a YES ???

I spotted one today.


You sure it was a Predator? There are many flavors of UAVs



I saw the craft at about 12 noon today. Path was from north west to south east. Near Fort Gordon .

I googled the craft while it was still fresh in my mind.

No windows. Also ,could not see any outward weapons. Flight was surprisingly low and slow.

Just happened to have binoculars handy. ( watching birds in the yard )


Did not even want to post this. Don't want to be arfcom resident kook.


gd
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:28:46 PM EST
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Originally Posted By RustedAce:
Probably a P-D
Predator-drones. Patrol machines built in automated factories. Made to round you up, put you in camps for orderly disposal.

[Pulls up his right sleeve, exposing a mark]

This is burned in by laser scan. Some of us will be kept alive... to work... loading bodies. The disposal units will ran night and day.


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Originally Posted By RustedAce:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
Is that a YES ???

I spotted one today.
Probably a P-D
Predator-drones. Patrol machines built in automated factories. Made to round you up, put you in camps for orderly disposal.

[Pulls up his right sleeve, exposing a mark]

This is burned in by laser scan. Some of us will be kept alive... to work... loading bodies. The disposal units will ran night and day.





Well Son of a Bitch . Thanks RustedAce .


gd
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:32:00 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:32:36 PM EST
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Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
I saw the craft at about 12 noon today. Path was from north west to south east. Near Fort Gordon .

I googled the craft while it was still fresh in my mind.

No windows. Also ,could not see any outward weapons. Flight was surprisingly low and slow.

Just happened to have binoculars handy. ( watching birds in the yard )


Did not even want to post this. Don't want to be arfcom resident kook.


gd
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Could it be the Army's MQ-1C Gray Eagle ?
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:34:31 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Killface:


Could it be the Army's MQ-1C Gray Eagle ?
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Originally Posted By Killface:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
I saw the craft at about 12 noon today. Path was from north west to south east. Near Fort Gordon .

I googled the craft while it was still fresh in my mind.

No windows. Also ,could not see any outward weapons. Flight was surprisingly low and slow.

Just happened to have binoculars handy. ( watching birds in the yard )


Did not even want to post this. Don't want to be arfcom resident kook.


gd


Could it be the Army's MQ-1C Gray Eagle ?



It sure looks like it.


gd
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:39:45 PM EST
Calling a UAV a "drone" is comparable to calling a magazine a clip...or an AR-15 an assault weapon. It's just plain dumb.
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 12:48:36 PM EST
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Was it "aware"?
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:15:48 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:21:05 PM EST
Since it was low could you hear it?

Did it sound like a 35hp Norton motocycle engine? If so, since you are near Gordon it might be a Shadow UAV running retrans.

Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:23:31 PM EST
See them all the time around here.
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Originally Posted By bulletandgrunt:
Since it was low could you hear it?

Did it sound like a 35hp Norton motocycle engine? If so, since you are near Gordon it might be a Shadow UAV running retrans.

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My guess is a Gray Eagle, since it was Fort Gordon.
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:34:19 PM EST
It has your DNA now... and two years of your tax returns...

Trust me. I am a drone pilot.

Fatkid
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:37:40 PM EST
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Originally Posted By cms81586:
Calling a UAV a "drone" is comparable to calling a magazine a clip...or an AR-15 an assault weapon. It's just plain dumb.
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Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:38:07 PM EST

Well, if you saw one that means that it WANTED you to see it. These things don't happen by accident. I think the fact that it was unarmed should be particularly alarming; almost as to say "look, I just fucking bombed some other dude, don't make me come for you next".

They are always armed and never return to base with ordnance. Drones are the honey badgers of the automaton world.
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:40:38 PM EST
Go to 1:14


Or just wait for 1:14


Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:46:19 PM EST
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Originally Posted By CarbineDad:
Go to 1:14


Or just wait for 1:14


http://youtu.be/ooPzr1vzmGY
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Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:48:16 PM EST
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Originally Posted By RustedAce:

Listen, and understand. That Predator drone is out there. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are in a FEMA camp.



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Originally Posted By RustedAce:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
Are they supposed to be flying over the conus??

Has anyone ever spotted one???


gd

Listen, and understand. That Predator drone is out there. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are in a FEMA camp.



It camps you. That's what it does. That's all it does.
It'll wade through you, reach down her throat and pull her fucking heart out!
...Let...go...of...me!
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:50:32 PM EST
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Originally Posted By CarbineDad:
Go to 1:14


Or just wait for 1:14


http://youtu.be/ooPzr1vzmGY


Quoted for IPad usage.


Wouldn't have that problem, if they hadn't fired Steve Wosniak
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:51:36 PM EST
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Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:



It sure looks like it.


gd
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Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
Originally Posted By Killface:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
I saw the craft at about 12 noon today. Path was from north west to south east. Near Fort Gordon .

I googled the craft while it was still fresh in my mind.

No windows. Also ,could not see any outward weapons. Flight was surprisingly low and slow.

Just happened to have binoculars handy. ( watching birds in the yard )


Did not even want to post this. Don't want to be arfcom resident kook.


gd


Could it be the Army's MQ-1C Gray Eagle ?



It sure looks like it.


gd
Ft. Gordon doesn't have a runway. the Predator and consequently the Gray Eagle require a fullsize runway. They also require a chase plane to fly in civilian airspace due to their size.

If it was from Ft. Gordon, it was probably an RQ-7 Shadow.


Link Posted: 10/5/2014 1:53:31 PM EST
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:

Are they supposed to be flying over the conus??

Has anyone ever spotted one???
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Only the ones with missiles under their wings.
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 2:31:40 PM EST
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Originally Posted By smite:
Ft. Gordon doesn't have a runway. the Predator and consequently the Gray Eagle require a fullsize runway. They also require a chase plane to fly in civilian airspace due to their size.

If it was from Ft. Gordon, it was probably an RQ-7 Shadow.

http://images.gizmag.com/inline/shadow-hawk-munition-launched-from-shadow-uas-22.png

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Originally Posted By smite:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
Originally Posted By Killface:
Originally Posted By GANDYDANCER:
I saw the craft at about 12 noon today. Path was from north west to south east. Near Fort Gordon .

I googled the craft while it was still fresh in my mind.

No windows. Also ,could not see any outward weapons. Flight was surprisingly low and slow.

Just happened to have binoculars handy. ( watching birds in the yard )


Did not even want to post this. Don't want to be arfcom resident kook.


gd


Could it be the Army's MQ-1C Gray Eagle ?



It sure looks like it.


gd
Ft. Gordon doesn't have a runway. the Predator and consequently the Gray Eagle require a fullsize runway. They also require a chase plane to fly in civilian airspace due to their size.

If it was from Ft. Gordon, it was probably an RQ-7 Shadow.

http://images.gizmag.com/inline/shadow-hawk-munition-launched-from-shadow-uas-22.png




Nope. Not that .

gd
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 2:39:18 PM EST
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Originally Posted By disco_jon75:
Well, they regularly operate in restricted airspace on a very few military ranges for training. Also, DHS uses the Predator B (MQ-9 Reaper) for border surveillance.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/03/05/Homeland-Security-Drones-Designed-To-Identify-Civilians-Carrying-Guns
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They are also sometimes put to use during disasters. Big wildfires, for example.
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 2:46:11 PM EST
How about this then OP, you do your own research then get back to us. Thanks.
Link Posted: 10/5/2014 4:32:40 PM EST
http://www.kens5.com/story/news/local/2014/06/23/10219262/

IIRC you can pick them up on FlightAware.
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