"The plane, which also operates on an FCC radar repeater of KC2TPD, has been referenced repeatedly in online amateur aviation blogs for drawing designs in the sky using radar cross-sections many miles in size.
Read more: Moab Times-Independent - Crash landing at Old Airport Pilot flies away after destroying fence"
So much to learn here - our APRS trackers are actually radar repeaters. Our RV's have a radar cross-section many miles in size - pretty un-stealthy if you ask me. Our primary returns from skin-paint primary are probably overloading the front ends of ATC radar receivers the word over.
...and here I thought the media sounded ignorant on firearms-related reporting... just, wow.
As to drawing designs in the sky - I shall refrain from reposting the by now familiar images of our naval aviators throwing down the gauntlet to the USMC.
Hop-Along Aerodrome (12VA)
RV-6A - N30YD - flying since '98
RV-10 - N130YD reserved - under construction
donating monthly to the VAF - thanks, Doug