Court Ruling: The FAA Can't Make You Register Your Drone

Seen as an unnecessary burden by some and a smart safety measure by others, the US government's mandatory drone registry certainly had the desired effect. Hundreds of thousands of hobbyists have now registered their devices with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As it turns out, however, the whole thing wasn't well, entirely legal, with an appeals court today striking down the rule and leaving the registry seemingly dead in the water... Continue Reading US drone registry axed Category: Drones Tags: Drone safety FAA Related Articles: Head injury from a falling drone? Crash test study suggests chances are slim US airports to put drone-disabling system to the test Drone detection system exposes pilots flying dangerously close to airports Drone design features an autorotating body Dutch police tr

Court Ruling: The FAA Can't Make You Register Your Drone

You don't have to register your personal drones with the government, for now

Mon 22 May 17 from IEEE Spectrum

US drone registry axed

Seen as an unnecessary burden by some and a smart safety measure by others, the US government's mandatory drone registry certainly had the desired effect. Hundreds of thousands of hobbyists ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Gizmag

US court rejects drone registry

A US appeals court struck down a ruling Friday aimed at forcing drone owners to register their tiny aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration.

Fri 19 May 17 from Phys.org

You don't have to register personal drones with the FAA anymore

In March, the FAA noted that over 100,000 hobby drone owners had registered their machines since the year began, bringing the total in the US over 770,000. Owners have filed their non-commercial ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Engadget

Court ruling nullifies US requirement that hobbyists register drones

FAA ponders options as appellate court withholds enforcing decision for seven days.

Fri 19 May 17 from Arstechnica

The FAA's drone database encounters turbulence - CNET

You know how you're supposed to register your drone if it weighs more than 0.55 lbs? Well, that may change.

Fri 19 May 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

A federal appeals court shoots down the FAA’s drone registry requirement

 The FAA’s drone database hit a major snag this week, courtesy of a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling. The D.C.-based court sided with drone hobbyist John Taylor, who argued that the Federal ...

Fri 19 May 17 from TechCrunch

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Friday struck down a federal rule that required owners of recreational drones and other model aircraft to register the devices with the Federal ...

Fri 19 May 17 from AP

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule, Fri 19 May 17 from AP

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