A few decades ago, drones were confined to science fiction or notions of the future. Today, unmanned Aircraft Systems, or drones, are rapidly becoming a part of our everyday lives. They are quickly increasing in numbers and complexity. The way we use drones ranges from recreation to commercial and military applications.
Here's a snapshot of the current state of drones in the United States:
- 1,509,617 Drones Registered
- 420,340 Commercial Drones Registered
- 1,085,392 Recreational Drones Registered
- 160,748 Remote Pilots Certified