FAA Drone registration system
FAA Drone registration system

FAA drone registration system – here is the complete list of drones that need to be registered

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is launching its drone registration system on December 21, 2015. If any drone that weighs more than 0.55 pounds (250 grams) and less than 55 pounds (25 kilograms), will need to be registered under FAA Drone registration system.

There’s a $5 fee to register a drone under FAA drone registration system, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will refund the money if anyone who registers in the first 30 days after December 21. For those who already own a drone or will own a drone before December 21, 2015, you must register by February 19, 2016. Anyone who becomes a first-time drone owner after December 21, 2015, must register before their first flight outdoors. Registration is good for three years and $5 fee allows an owner to register multiple drones.

“Make no mistake: unmanned aircraft enthusiasts are aviators, and with that title comes a great deal of responsibility,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a news release. “Registration gives us an opportunity to work with these users to operate their unmanned aircraft safely. I’m excited to welcome these new aviators into the culture of safety and responsibility that defines American innovation.”

If you are flying an unregistered drone that weighs more than 0.55 pounds will be a federal crime subjecting violators to fines of up to $250,000 and/or imprisonment for up to three years. To register your drone, you must provide your name, email address, home address and you must be 13 years or older.

Here is the list of drones from WIRED, this list will help you to find out the drone that should be registered under FAA drone registration system.

FAA drone registration system – List of Drones

Drone name
Do I need to register this drone?
Weight (lbs)
3DR Iris+Yes$6002.8
3DR Solo (with gimbal)Yes$1,4003.9
3DR Solo (without gimbal)Yes$1,0003.3
Air Hogs Millenium FalconNo$1190.1
Blade 180 QX HDNo$1900.2
Blade 200 QXNo$2300.4
Blade 350 QX3Yes$5002.1
Blade Chroma w/ 1080p cameraYes$1,1003.1
Blade Chroma w/ 4K cameraYes$1,2003.1
Blade Chroma w/ GoPro-ready gimbalYes$7003.1
Blade Chroma w/ fixed GoPro mountYes$5003.1
Blade Glimpse FPV HD cameraNo$1700.2
Blade Inductrix QuadcopterNo$700.04
Blade Mach25 FPV RacerYes$4301.1
Blade Nano QX 3DNo$1000.06
Blade Nano QX FPV BNF w/out HeadsetNo$1500.05
Blade Nano QX FPV RTFNo$4200.05
Blade Nano QX RTFNo$900.04
Blade Pico QX RTFNo$500.02
Blade Vortex 250 ProYes$5000.9
Cheerson CX-10C NanoNo$260.03
Cheerson CX-STARS MiniNo$220.01
DJI Inspire 1Yes$3,0996.5
DJI Inspire ProYes$4,4996.3
DJI Phantom 3 AdvancedYes$9992.8
DJI Phantom 3 ProfessionalYes$1,2592.8
DJI Phantom 3 StandardYes$6992.7
Extreme Fliers Micro Drone 2.0No$990.08
Helimax ISQNo$1000.07
Helimax ISQ V-camNo$1300.07
Helimax 1Si (with camera)No$1400.1
Helimax 230Si (with camera)No$1800.3
Helimax FORM500Yes$5503.1
Helimax Voltage 500 – 3DYes$4302
Hubsan x4 (H107L)No$590.5
Hubsan x4 (FPV)Yes$1300.8
Hubsan x4 (Nano)No$400.03
Hubsan x4 ProYes$1,2002.3
Hubsan x4 cameraNo$410.1
Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 (Elite)Yes$2990.9
Parrot Airborne Cargo minidroneNo$1000.1
Parrot Airborne Night minidroneNo$1290.1
Parrot BebopYes$4500.9
Parrot Bebop 2Yes$5501.1
Parrot Rolling Spider minidroneNo$1000.1
Quanum NovaYes$3001.9
Sky Viper m200 NanoNo$300.06
Sky Viper s670 Stunt DroneNo$500.1
Sky Viper v950 HDNo$800.3
Syma X5No$470.2
Syma X5CNo$490.2
UDI U818A HDYes$1550.8
UDI U818A-1 DiscoveryYes$770.8
UDI U842 FalconYes$1490.8
Walkera Furious 320Yes$4991.8
Walkera QR X350 PROYes$3393
Walkera QR X350 PremiumYes$1,4993.6
Walkera QR X900Yes$4,39915.3
Walkera Runner 250Yes$2261.2
Walkera Scout X4Yes$7394
Walkera Tali H500Yes$9994.5
Walkera Voyager 3Yes$1,9998
Walkera Voyager 3 GoProYes$1,9998
Yuneec Typhoon GYes$9003.7
Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4KYes$1,2003.7
Yuneec Typhoon Q500+Yes$1,0003.7


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