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More registered drone operators in the U.S. than registered aircraft: FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration says there are now more registered drone operators in the U.S. than there are registered manned aircraft.


February 9, 2016
By The Associated Press

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told a legal forum on Monday that the agency passed the milestone last week when it topped 325,000 registered drone owners. There are 320,000 registered manned aircraft.

Huerta said the number of small unmanned aircraft is even larger because drone operators often own more than one drone. | READ MORE