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 ways we use drones range from recreation to commercial and military applications.
Here's a snapshot of the current state of drones in the United States:
- 868,838 Drones Registered
- 351,244 Commercial Drones Registered
- 514,094 Recreational Drones Registered
- 3,500 Paper Registrations
- 238,571 Remote Pilots Certified
- UAS Quarterly Activity Reports