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:
- 1,678,500 Drones Registered
- 483,698 Commercial Drones Registered
- 1,191,323 Recreational Drones Registered
- 188,395 Remote Pilots Certified