That drone you want for Christmas will likely need to be registered

October 19, 2015 5:54 PM

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Federal regulators said Monday they would require most recreational drones to be registered in the wake of a growing number of incidents and will rush to get the rules in place before a Christmas season in which the small aircraft are expected to be popular gifts.

“Registering unmanned aircraft will help build a culture of accountability and responsibility, especially with new users who have no experience operating in the U.S. aviation system,” Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said.

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