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:
- 1,563,263 Drones Registered
- 441,709 Commercial Drones Registered
- 1,117,900 Recreational Drones Registered
- 171,744 Remote Pilots Certified