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Drones that are required to register with the FAA

If your drone weighs between 0.55lbs and 55lbs then the FAA requests registry. Below is a non-exhaustive list of drones classifications:       Drone Name Do I Have to Register it? Buy MSRP Weight (lbs) 3DR Iris+ Yes 3DRobotics $600 2.8 3DR Solo (with gimbal) Yes 3DRobotics $1,400 3.9 3DR Solo (without gimbal) Yes 3DRobotics $1,000 3.3 Air Hogs Millenium Falcon No Air Hogs $119 0.1 Autel X-Star Premium Yes Autel Robotics $799 3.5 Blade 180 QX HD No Blade $190 0.2 Blade 200 QX No Blade $230 0.4 Blade 350 QX3 Yes Blade $500 2.1 Blade Chroma w/ 1080p camera Yes Horizon Hobby $1,100 3.1 Blade Chroma w/ 4K camera Yes Horizon Hobby $1,200 3.1 Blade Chroma w/...

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Eagles versus Drones (

Dutch Police Downing Drones with Eagles Now, police in the Netherlands are turning to nature for another possible solution for taking down non-complying drones. The birds of prey are a "low-tech solution to a high-tech problem," a police spokesman told Reuters. The news service reports that the Hague-based raptor security firm Guard From Above is working in conjunction with police to train the eagles. The eagles can be seen in action in a video released by Dutch police. It shows two eagles in a warehouse with their handlers, taking out drones in the air. The drones are slightly smaller than the birds, and the birds are able to grasp them with their talons and bring them to the ground.  ...

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iFly Low Android App (A must have app for FAA 333 Exemptions Operators)

A must have app for those with FAA 333 exemption, iFlyLo is the first Smartphone app that allows drone operators to keep track of their flight logs. Any drone operator that is flying a drone within the FAA 333 exception is required to keep track of and submit the flight logs to FAA. Using iFlyLo, tracking your flight time and location is as simple as clicking a button. Check it out on Google Play!

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Hover iOS App for Drone Operators

An iOS drones app that you might want to give a try is Hover. Features Include• Airspace Map: With our simple, intuitive interface we help you navigate the skies safely (US maps provided by  • Flight Logs: Individuals and teams can seamlessly track, log, and maintain their drone fleet. Manage drones, equipment, and personnel.  • Flight Readiness Indicator: Simple to understand flight status to let you know if its safe to fly your drone or UAV in certain weather conditions and locations. • News Feed: Stay up to date with whats going on in the drone space with a live feed of content from company blogs, news blogs, and major media publications. Configure your news feed today!  • Weather...

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