MOSCOW, January 16. /TASS/. About 70,000 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are registered in the database of the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency, the regulator said on Monday.
"The Federal Air Transport Agency’s database of unmanned civil aircraft has 70,000 UAVs registered with a maximum takeoff weight between 0.15 kg to 30 kg," the regulator noted.
The Agency received 54,500 applications for registration of drones over the last year.
"The Federal Air Transport Agency registered 37,300 unmanned civil aircraft over the period from January to December 2022, with 77% of UAVs belonging to individuals," the watchdog said.