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Sen. Richard Blumenthal said that Congress needs to “act swiftly to bring the FAA more authority, tools and resources to safeguard our skies from increasing dangers of these new devices.”

Christmas is next week; drone registration starts in four days.

How many more Martin Sheldons or Great Wheel enthusiasts will open brand-new drones to fly in national airspace is to be determined. Whether they are also caught, publicly identified and punished – as a direct result of the new registration requirement – is also to be determined.

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., spoke out about the need for better enforcement against flying violations – a topic widely addressed for some time now. In his book registration is Step One.


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