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Starting September You Can’t Legally Fly Your Drone Without Broadcasting Your Location [UPDATED]

Starting September You Can’t Legally Fly Your Drone Without Broadcasting Your Location [UPDATED]

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Fernando Lurie / Adobe Stock ARTICLE UPDATED - CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LATEST UPDATE ASHEBORO N.C. - If you own a drone, you need to know about the upcoming changes to FAA regulations and how these changes will make it illegal to fly a drone, even in your own backyard, without broadcasting your location and other data. In the first half of 2021, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published its final rule for “Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft”, now known simply as “Remote ID.” These new rules are the biggest change to drone regulations to date and came about in response to requests from Congress reacting to the growing number of recreational and commercial drones. As of this month, the FAA says 869,472 drones have been registered and sixty percent of those drone...