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    by Published on 01-01-2015 12:18 PM  Number of Views: 1713 

    Greetings to our most valuable asset PRA Members and thank you for sharing our PASSION!

    Welcome to the NEW MODERN PRA Ask an Expert 'Just Solutions' Forum!

    PRA's new rotorcraft FORUM will serve a different purpose than most others!

    It is all about "Ask the Experts"; with vetted experts, PRA Directors, Manufactures, Vendors, Chapter Coordinator, your PRA Office Manager, and Chapter Directors to provide solutions without the drama and unqualified experts noise found on most forums; except in Off topic forums like our virtual forum.

    Our PASSION is flying and building these most amassing aircraft I've ever flown. Get a ride and you will discover one of the best kept secrets of transportation sure; but more like the pure joy of experiencing life as only a bird species has known to exist for millions of years.

    PRA's purpose for over 50 years is providing a fact base source of information to the general public by reaching out and providing common tools we all need and then creating groups of friends in local areas as PRA Chapters, with PRA support; providing hands-on instruction and learning while having a party.

    Our members owed new MODERN PRA is just doing this in a virtual way.

    We invite you as NON-PRA members to learn here too as guests in our classrooms.
    However, we are more of a private school where we share what we know for FREE as that is one of PRA's main mission to the general public.

    PRA members are all actually trying to learn sophisticated rotorcraft aerodynamics and flight characteristics from experienced teachers.

    There are many forums where anyone can be an EXPERT and I use all of them for their purpose and understand I have to know who is providing the advice by reading it for a few years to know who is who in the ZOO!


    Not a members? We invite you to join us. Click HERE.


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    The member-owners of Popular Rotorcraft Association reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any content item for any reason.

    Temporary & Permanent Banning bases on behavior.


    PRA's "Ask the Experts" is all about SOLUTIONS and FACTS without the drama except in Off topic forums when offered.

    We have a violation policy against disparaging remarks let alone hate speech that could get you banned.

    PRA members are all actually trying to learn sophisticated rotorcraft aerodynamics from experienced teachers more like a library than most forums, hence these rules.

    No one can learn anything from name calling = JUST SOLUTIONS and FACTS are allowed!

    PRA policy as to who wins the debate is; when it digresses to calling names your argument has LOST as you have no more facts supporting it and are now having a temper tantrum about losing! However PRA is a family and we are all going to blow it sometimes like all family arguments.
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    Violations lead to Apology or Banishment; your choice:

    1) When PRA moderators must deleted part or all of your post you will be given a violation!

    2) In all cases a (90) ninety day violation PROBATION period STARTS for this violation unless your appeal is granted.

    3) Once a violation is issued you may:
    A) Appeal the violation within 3 days by email to PRAGlobalSupportTeam@gmail.com
    B) And or Write a FORMAL apology to our FAMILY on your next post. Then the following rules will apply:
    a) The violation isn't forgotten! It will only be removed after 90 days of temper tantrum free posting under the following conditions.
    I) The SOLE JUDGE and arbitrator is the MEMBER or MEMBERS you offended! It will be up to those you have offended if they will accept your apology as being sincere!
    i) Those offended will vote in the same thread with (50%) fifty percent of those offended will represent a majority and the violation will them be either removed or sustained by posting they forgive you or not.

    4) Unless the appeal is granted then after (90) ninety days this violation forgiven or not will be counted in your total.

    5) Receive (3) three violations and you are BANNED, for thirty (30) days from posting.

    6) Starting from the day you are allowed back; you are now on a ninety (90) day probation period. Have another temper tantrum while on probation and you are BANNED for ninety (90) days from posting.

    7) Lose control one more time and the third strike you are banned for one (1) year with probation for ninety (90) days as usual should you choose to return.
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    Thank you! and don't forget to put suggestions in the How we may serve you Forum!!
    by Published on 12-22-2010 06:54 AM

    Hi! My name's Doug and I am excited to have this new forum available. Let's start using it and telling everyone else about ...