4 DJI drones that require an external Remote ID module
Come September 16, 2023, compliance with the FAA’s final rule on Remote ID will become mandatory for most drones operating in US airspace. Many popular DJI drones have Remote ID capabilities built-in, but some older models need an add-on module to broadcast their identification and location information.
The FAA likens Remote ID to a “digital license plate” for a drone. It helps the FAA, law enforcement, and other federal agencies to access information about drones in flight, such as the identity, location, and altitude of the aircraft and its control station or take-off location. This information becomes important when a drone appears to be flying in an unsafe manner or is flying where it is not allowed to be.
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DJI has already rolled out firmware updates for its current flagship drone models to make them compliant with Remote ID standards. Legacy drones, however, will need a Remote ID…