FAA Drone Registration Rule Back in Force

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

After a court-ordered suspension of the rule earlier this year, hobbyists must again register their drones with the FAA for a small fee.

The reinstatement comes with the signing into law of the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a provision requiring all drones weighing between .55 and 55 pounds to be registered. 

The registration requirement has always been in place for commercial operators, and will continue under the new law. 

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