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REGISTRATION ON DRONES, DOT ''YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Kevin M, Oct 25, 2015.

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  1. Kevin M

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    The government is now in a position of playing catch up. The horse is already out of the barn. Congress passed the FAA Modernization Act in 2012 and gave the FAA until September 30, 2015 to come up with something. They dragged their feet and missed the deadline. In the meantime the popularity of all kinds of drones both commercial and recreational has proliferated and projected to increase exponentially. The registration is a move to make it look they are doing something when I don't think they really know what to do at all. It is doubtful that there will be anywhere near enough resources to enforce anything they come up with.
     
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    It's going to come down to the size of the drone. I think the limit will be somewhere around 5 or 10 pounds. Anything over a certain weight will require some sort of registration.
     
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    I would agree with that-- there will not be enough enforcement to make any kind of licensing effective-- but there will be those unfortunate few not creating any havoc and flying in safe areas who are caught and probably will be fined heavily if they don't have registration credentials. The other side of the issue is the volume of people flying "drones" "millions". How do you get all those that are already out there registered-- There are not enough FAA personnel to manage that task.. So here comes another (TSA) government department to manage the drones. And the beat goes on.o_Oo_Oo_O more government, more regulation, more prosecutions, more fines,-- it is out of control-- "it is sick out there and getting sicker"
     
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