A drone is demonstrated in Brigham City, Utah, in 2014. The Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday that owners of many small drones and model airplanes will have to register them with the government, in response to increasing reports of drones flying near manned aircraft and airports.
A drone is demonstrated in Brigham City, Utah, in 2014. The Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday that owners of many small drones and model airplanes will have to register them with the government, in response to increasing reports of drones flying near manned aircraft and airports. Rick Bowmer Associated Press file
A drone is demonstrated in Brigham City, Utah, in 2014. The Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday that owners of many small drones and model airplanes will have to register them with the government, in response to increasing reports of drones flying near manned aircraft and airports. Rick Bowmer Associated Press file

New drone registration system is a good step toward public safety

December 18, 2015 12:00 AM