Fighting Drone Registration “schemes” With Free Stickers
Pilot Institute, a leading drone school in the United States, is proud to announce that we have shipped more than 10,000 sets of free drone registration stickers.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires all drones that weigh over 250 grams to be registered when they are flown for recreational reasons. Every drone, flown under Part 107 drone rules, also needs to be registered regardless of weight. The cost is $5 and registration is valid for 3 years.
Most drone pilots know that their drones need to be registered to fly legally. However, when you search Google for “FAA Drone Zone” and other related queries, many people end up on websites that are confusingly similar to the FAA’s. These websites claim to register your drone but they can charge you
as much as $150 to do so.
In July of 2018, the FAA warned people about such websites in a bulletin entitled “FAA Says Avoid Drone Registration Schemes”. In the article, the agency strongly advised people to…