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:
- 866,102 Drones Registered
- 343,126 Commercial Drones Registered
- 519,441 Recreational Drones Registered
- 3,535 Paper Registrations
- 246,207 Remote Pilots Certified
- UAS Quarterly Activity Reports