Court Ruling Strikes Down Hobby Drone Registration Rule

Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 3:37pm
Updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 3:41pm

A federal court in Washington, D.C., has ruled an FAA rule requiring hobby drone operators to register their unmanned aerial vehicles violates a 2012 federal law.

With me to talk about the significance of the ruling and what it means is Sarah Nilsson. She’s an aviation attorney and teaches aviation and drone law classes at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

She’s also the author of a book on the subject called "Drones Across America."

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