unmanned aerial vehicles

  • After 30 Days, The FAA Has Now Registered Almost 300K Drone Owners

    After 30 Days, The FAA Has Now Registered Almost 300K Drone Owners

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that almost 300,000 drone owners have now used its online registration system. The site went live 30 days ago and until today, the FAA would refund the $5 registration fee. The biggest rush of registrations probably came in the first couple of days (about 45,000 people registered in the first two days after the site opened), but the… Read More

  • When The Drones Come Marching In

    Way back in the 1970s, hardware-hacker hobbyists built kit computers like the Altair 8800 — and in doing so paved the way for the computer revolution that would reshape every facet of modern life. Today the same breed of people are building and selling kit flight controllers for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Just sayin’. Drones are far from new: the US military has been using… Read More