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First they took away our TESTOR'S glue now it will be our toy planes. Terrorists are constantly coming up with new ways to pervert what was once innocent. :-/

'Toy plane' terror plot grounded
By ANDY SOLTIS

Last Updated: 7:05 AM, September 29, 2011

A 26-year-old Massachusetts man was busted yesterday in a bizarre plot to attack the Pentagon and US Capitol with remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives.

Rezwan Ferdaus, a US citizen, was radicalized by watching jihadist Web sites and planned to kill "enemies of Allah" in an elaborate plot hatched a year ago, according to the Justice Department.

But the collaborators he thought were al Qaeda recruiters turned out to be undercover FBI agents and they arrested him yesterday after he took possession of his arsenal -- including grenades, six AK-47 assault rifles and what he believed were 25 pounds of C-4 explosives.

Ferdaus, a graduate of Northeastern University with a degree in physics, began talking last December with an ex-con about attacking the Pentagon with small "drone airplanes" guided by GPS equipment to "decapitate" the military.

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ack. There goes my fun past time.

If you guys didn't know, there is a whole sub culture of model aviators who do autonomous drones. real time GPS routing is kinda advanced- mapped GPS is a lot simpler (like telling it to do way points).

Damn terrorists. They take away all of my fun!!! :'(
 

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ack. There goes my fun past time.

If you guys didn't know, there is a whole sub culture of model aviators who do autonomous drones. real time GPS routing is kinda advanced- mapped GPS is a lot simpler (like telling it to do way points).

Damn terrorists. They take away all of my fun!!! :'(
"There goes my fun past time...."
I thought you meant glue sniffing! :p :X :X
 

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To paraphrase Lloyd Bridges: "Looks like I picked the wrong week to start sniffing glue." :)
 

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Did you notice the guys name ?.......................doesn't surprise me one bit
 

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Did you notice the guys name ?.......................doesn't surprise me one bit
See this article: http://www.myfoxboston.com/dpp/news/local/who-is-rezwan-ferdaus-20110928

Ferdaus used the alias "Dave Winfield"

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According to an article in the Milford Daily News , Ferdaus and two other seniors at Ashland High School poured concrete in front of 10 of the school's doors as part of a "prank" in 2003. They were also accused of burning an American flag and vandalizing the school's tennis court net
 

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I'd be quite a bit more concerned about the 25LBS OF C4 than the delivery method..
 
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