Tag: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

FAA Registered Nearly 300,000 Unmanned Aircraft Owners

Nearly 300,000 owners have registered their small unmanned aircraft in the first 30 days after the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) online registration system went live. Owners who registered in the first month received a refund for the $5 application fee. “I am pleased the public responded to our call to register,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary […]

Drone Regulations Come into Effect in Japan

Japan’s revised civil aviation law that regulates the use of drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles came into effect on Thursday. The new regulations require operators to get government approval to fly such aircraft in areas designated as densely populated, at events, and near airports, public broadcaster NHK reported. Permission is also required for flying […]

UAV Market to Reach $14.9 Billion by 2020

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) market will reach $14.9 billion by the year 2020, according to a new report by Markets and Markets. The market is currently worked $10.2 billion and is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 8 percent between 2015 and 2020. North America holds an estimated share […]