So, if you have a consumer drone on hand in the States, you will need to register your aircraft starting next week.
The Federal Aviation Administration has rushed to bring the guidelines and rules due to the concern over the increasing amount of drone ownership. Also, it is believed that thousands of Americans will receive a drone as holiday gift next week.
So you have a drone heavier than 0.55 lbs, you need to go register it before you can fly it. Also, keep in mind that you cannot fly higher than 400 feet.
For more detailed report, check out Martyn’s original post on this matter: