Monday February 08, 2016

There Are Now More Drones Registered Than Piloted Aircraft

There has to be a "that escalated quickly" joke in there somewhere.

From small planes like the Cessna to the hulking mass of a Dreamliner, the FAA says there are 320,000 piloted aircraft registered with the agency right now, compared to 325,000 people who have registered their drones, FAA administrator Michael Huerta told media outlets at a press conference, including USA Today.