R/C airplane flies over NYC

Check out this recently posted video on YouTube of a group taking an R/C airplane on a flight over NYC and the Statue of Liberty. The team decided to do the flight without any prior permission from any authorities.

There seem to be a lot of mixed opinions about the video, while very impressive, some fear it might bring negative backlash to the R/C community. What are you thoughts about it?

Come, share your thoughts about the flight and video.