FAA: UAV Registrations, Pilot Applications Booming

Credit: UAS operator: 838inc
SYRACUSE, New York—Since releasing its Part 107 Small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) rule on Aug. 29, the FAA as of Nov. 9 had received more than 30,000 new aircraft registrations from commercial operators and more than 22,500 remote pilot applications. Jay Merkle, the FAA’s Director of Systems...

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