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FAA Authorized to Require Drone Registration

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Congress has authorized the FAA to require registration of drones. Earlier this year a federal judge ruled that the FAA did not have the required authority from Congress to require registration of unmanned aircraft and halted the temporarily requirement. So Congress passed legislation this past week to authorize the FAA to require registration of drones. Drone registration for aircraft weighing more than about 8 ounces. (www.recode.net) More...

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linbb
linbb 0
Will work so well as those who choose not to will fly them anyway. Oh well guess that I will be one who doesn't as I fly mine inside the house only.
tongo
Dan Grelinger 1
You won’t have a problem flying inside your home. In case you fly outside and get caught, here is what the FAA has to say about failing to register: “Is there a penalty for failing to register? Failure to register an unmanned aircraft that is required to be registered may result in regulatory and criminal penalties. The FAA may assess civil penalties up to $27,500. Criminal penalties include fines of up to $250,000 and/or imprisonment for up to three years.”

It is a whole lot more serious (over 100 times more serious), than a speeding ticket.

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