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FAA site taking comments on registration

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by B- Scene Films, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. B- Scene Films

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    FYI

    Just Got this Email from 3DR regarding Registration

    Question of the week


    Last week the FAA announced that it would soon require all drones in the US to be registered. It’s still only half a story, though, because the agency is undecided where they’ll draw lines in terms of size, weight and type of use. The DoT did, however, invite several industry leaders, 3DR included, to advise them as they develop registration requirements.

    We’re generally in favor of registration. It will, among other things, solve the problem of how to trace a rogue drone back to the user. But we don’t want registration to be a burden on our customers. We also believe there may exist acceptable technological alternatives to federal registration.

    But the kicker: They only have one month to figure this out.

    And the consequences for you? Apparently it will be up to a $27,000 civil fine and, if warranted, a criminal fine of up to $250,000 and/or three years in jail.

    And for a short time, you too can speak up. The FAA has opened a fifteen-day window for public comments. That window now has about a week before it closes. So please make your voice heard, not in the comments section this time, but to the FAA through the portal you can access here.

    Thanks! And now, the stories that mattered this week.