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Register drones by year-end: US task force proposal

Federal Aviation Administration relying on existing regulations to implement recommendations for registration

A man operating a remote control drone with a camera device. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx called for drone registration last month to help stem growing cases of drones flying near aircraft.


OWNERS of all but the smallest toy drones will have to register them with the US government before the end of the year if the Obama administration adopts proposals issued by a task force it appointed.

Registration - designed to make it easier for authorities to track...