FAA’s new website for registering small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) was set to be up and running by Dec. 21, intended to catch Christmas surge in consumer drone sales. As of that date new buyers of all UAS weighing 0.55-55 lb. must register their aircraft before flying outdoors. Existing owners have until Feb. 16, 2016, to register their aircraft. Registration is valid for three years. The youngest age for registering is 13. If children are younger than that, the parent must ...


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