We heard yesterday that this was coming and have been given an idea of what's in them. Its not the best if true.

WASHINGTON–Please join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Deputy Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Whitaker for an announcement about the aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). A Registration Task Force delivered recommendations to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on November 21, 2015.

When: Monday, December 14, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. EST

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  • Distributor

    I wonder how long it will take before we see a Kickstarter for a 249 gram Quad named "Freedom Fighter"

  • Y'all got your panties in a wad. It's only $5 and easy peasy to register. . .

  • @ good point. At $5, they only need to register 11.2 million aircraft to break even based on the $56 million number. :)

  • Distributor
    "The total of government and registrant resource cost for small unmanned aircraft registration and marking under this new system is $56 million"
  • O well that was that then....sub 250g here we come!

  • is or was there a live feed for this announcement.


  • $5 fee.

    WHY? Screw the FAA.

  • Seems like the task force was more of a formality than to actually get any feedback from the community. 

  • We'll know the truth in under 2 hours.  Does not sound good though.  I wonder if commercial use will be a bit easier or if a Section 333 exemption will still be needed? 


    David R. Boulanger

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