FAA offers registration refunds for casual drone pilots

From Engadget - July 7, 2017

There are rules, however: To qualify for the refund, owners need to reiterate that their drone is used only for recreation and in accordance with community safety guidelinesof course. If you are ticking those boxes, you can find the rest of the application form here, so send that off and start imagining what you are going to do with that sweet fiver.

While the US still figures out how to keep a check on drones, the European Commission recently unveiled a blueprint of standards that will unify laws across the EU, starting 2019. No-one appears to have found the perfect balance of drone monitoring and civilian freedom just yet.


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