In 2016 about 2.8 million drones were sold in the United States with 1.2 million of them being sold around Christmas time. That’s alot of new drone pilots who will soon learn the hard way that flying drones is not as easy as it looks! And while there are certainly concerns about little Timmy losing his biggest holiday gift within seconds of first taking off, there are also bigger concerns about the safety of people, property and aircraft around drones. Most new pilots have no training and are immediately taking to the sky without any education on what they should and should not be doing. Check out this article in the New York Times about holiday drone disasters.
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