As reported earlier, the FAA is accepting comments from the public on the proposed drone registration regulations. As the Task Force’s three days of meeting come to a close, so does the comment period.
With today’s news leaked from anonymous members of the task force that all hobby drones over 9 ounces will be required to register and display a registration number, more people may wish to weigh in on the task force’s proposal. Comments are still being accepted here.
Members of the task force told the Wall Street Journal: “What we achieved can be characterized as a package deal,” one task-force member said. “No one got everything they wanted; you could say everyone is a little unhappy.” It goes without saying that small drone owners may be a little unhappy, too.
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