FAA has forecasted total annual unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) sales of 7 million in the US by 2020 and also released a new report detailing UAV sightings around airports, which the agency said have “increased dramatically over the past two years.” As recently as 2011, FAA was forecasting 25,000 total UAVs sold by 2020, but the agency is now projecting 1.9 million recreational UAV sales in the US this year, plus another 600,000 commercial unmanned aircraft sold. By 2020, ...

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