Big release this week; the FAA regulations concerning Unmanned Aircraft System
(UAS) is finally released and it will affect any UAS flying in the United States. Starting on December 21 the federal law will require all UAS to be registered. This will apply to owners of drones above 0.55 pounds (0.25kg) but less than 55 pounds (24.95kg).
The complete press release from the FAA can be found bellow. We encourage you to take a look.
Press Release - FAA Announces Small UAS Registration Rule
To register, the FAA created a web based solution that can be found here:
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration
Big companies are already taking this very seriously and advise their customers of this new law and in many cases even help them register their product. Parrot
is taking this approach by informing their customers as well as including the registration in their mobile application (which is needed to fly their drones). This way, hard to reach users, are advised.
Remember to always fly safely.