Unfortunately, we’ve got some bad news. In case you havn’t heard, the president just signed off on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Essentially, this bill undermines the work of John Taylor and reinstates mandatory drone registration. In the past, the FAA’s regulations stated that any drone weighing 5.5 lbs or more needed to be registered. However, the NDAA now requires registration of any drone flying in federal airspace, no matter the size.
Today, we talk about what the National Defense Authorization Act, what it means for pilots and where it could go in the future. Additionally, we talk about how it could interact with Aeroscope and have a huge effect on privacy. We’re looking forward to watching how this all plays out. Fly safe!
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- [05:20] Today, we discuss the National Defense Authorization Act
- [06:18] In light of recent developments, is it again compulsory to get your drone registered?
- [07:12] Discussing the rationale behind introducing the National Defense Authorization Act
- [09:28] Are there any new requirements for drone registration?
- [11:12] What does compulsory drone registration mean for a system like Aeroscope? Are there greater chances of your privacy being compromised?