The rudder pedals have 7 degrees of authority. That may be enough for the first officer to clear the runway at a highspeed, but would never be able maneuver in the gate area without the use of the tiller on the captain's side.
No, I'm talking about your snobbish attitude about a bunch of guys that don't fit in to your image of the perfect human being. Putting labels on anyone doesn't serve you well. The guys with the drones are doing the same. Pigeons are a game animal that many hunters seek. Since you personally don't agree with it doesn't make it wrong, immoral or illegal. The birds, if not consumed by humans will be consumed by another life form, hence the circle isn't broken. I personally wouldn't hunt the way these guys do, but it their life, not mine. Leave them alone. If not, your drone will be shoot down too.
It's call squab. Pigeons are considered a delicacy in the cullinary world, especially in France. Now you don't know whether the good old boys down at the Rod and Gun Club, collect those birds at the end of the day and invite a celebrity chef to dazzle them. So, let's lighten up and not turn this into a dick measuring contest.