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FAA Drone Registry Opens for All Drones over 0.55lb

by Shane McGlaun
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With Christmas on Friday, you can bet that lots of folks around the US will be getting a shiny new drone under the Christmas Tree. Consider this a PSA that could prevent you from being fined thousands of dollars and potentially sent to prison. You have to register your drone with the FAA.

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The wide-ranging size requirements for drones include any drone from 0.55 to 55 pounds. That covers anything but the tiniest drones made for use inside only. Any new drone purchased from yesterday on has to be registered before you fly it outside, even models like the popular Parrot A.R Drone and the DJI Phantom.

If you already own a drone, you have until February 19, 2016 to register it. The registration covers as many drones as you own. Registration is free though a credit card is required to verify identity, and a $5 charge is made and then refunded. The registration number has to be written on the outside of your drone or inside the battery compartment and the registration paperwork has to be with you to fly the drone outside.

[via TechCrunch]

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