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Follow Rules, Use Common Courtesy When Flying Your Drone

From kites to wooden planes to radio controlled planes, there has always been a fascination with making things fly. In today’s fast-moving world of technology, kites and remote controlled planes have been replaced in popularity by drones or as they are sometimes called, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Approximately 400,000 drones were purchased as Christmas gifts in 2015 and the drone industry is now worth more than $3 billion. Between 2016 and and 2020, sales of small, hobbyist drones are expected to rise from $1.9 million to $4.3 million.

For all the fun that drones provide, it’s important to follow safety procedures and protocol when it comes to flying them. More than 770,000 drones have been registered with the Federal Aviation Administration and that number is growing. The FAA predicts that there will be seven million drones in the United States by 2020.

With so many UAVs flying around in the air, knowing the proper protocols for flying your drone can save you a lo Read More