Should I Register Multiple Drones?

I’ve gotten this question a lot lately, should I register multiple drones?
If your drone is .55 lbs or greater, then you are required to register it with the FAA. If it is .55 lbs to 55 lbs you need to register it on this website.

Drone registration is simple and will only cost $5. Owning multiple drones, or unmanned aircraft, could pose the possibility of registering them all. If you are flying as a hobbyist or modeler, then one registration is all that is required. The registration basically registers the pilot and covers multiple aircraft. However, if you are registering under Part 107 then you are required to register each aircraft.

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  1. David Chaput on October 5, 2020 at 12:23 pm

    Thank you! I had a Mavic Air. Purchased the Mavic 2 Zoom. Couldn’t figure out how to register it!!! Now I know, didn’t need to!

  2. Patti Broussard #arrayartist on October 5, 2020 at 12:24 pm

    I don’t own a drone BUT if I did, I would be very thankful for this video. 👍🏻 great info Jay.

  3. Danny Ervin on October 5, 2020 at 12:25 pm

    Thank you for your informative videos. I have flown RC airplanes for years. (Since the late 80’s) I have recently started flying quads. I’m a Hobbyist/Modler with close to 20 rc airplanes and 4 quads. My quads are two toy grade and two that are near toy grade. I currently fly line of site only and mostly fly at AMA flying sites. I have two grandkids that I have built rc airplane trainers for Christmas. Since neither grandchild is old enough to register with the FAA, what should be done to register their planes? They have their AMA cards and have flown my old trainer using a buddy box. Many Thanks!

  4. Patrick Conlon on October 5, 2020 at 12:25 pm

    Great videos well done on growth happy Christmas

  5. Miss Kishwar Nadeem on October 5, 2020 at 12:28 pm


  6. Juan Martinez on October 5, 2020 at 12:31 pm

    I had a Breeze 4k and now upgraded to a DJI Spark so I gave my Breeze to my son. I registered them both separately just to be on safe side

  7. Steve Carpenter on October 5, 2020 at 12:31 pm

    Excellent topic, Jay! As a recreational pilot, I have both my drone using the same registration number as required by the FAA. Once I pass my Part 107 then that will be a different story, but until then I’m legal, LOL! Thanks again Jay, God Bless.

  8. Drasticg on October 5, 2020 at 12:31 pm

    Damm loving the thumbnail and video mate

  9. Charles Henderson on October 5, 2020 at 12:32 pm

    I went to They charged me 24.99 and said I was good for three years did I get scammed?!!

  10. Jay Malone on October 5, 2020 at 12:34 pm

    Check out some pretty cool drone footage here:

  11. Alog Umaalog on October 5, 2020 at 12:34 pm

    I came here for the new updates for hobbyst policy/rules

  12. Miss Kishwar Nadeem on October 5, 2020 at 12:35 pm


  13. geo 1 on October 5, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    What if someone takes your number puts it on there drone if something happens your gonna get in trouble.

  14. Ray Kelly on October 5, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    Great video. Thanks for the info. I registered my P4. Just got a mini from Santa and will put the number on it even tough it’s not required. . I bought one your shirts in grey and love it. I subscribed to your channel, Please subscribe to my channel too. Thanks Fly safe.

  15. Antonio Romay on October 5, 2020 at 12:46 pm

    I wake up this morning and I pray for you. Mary Christmas god bless you.

  16. theone2225 on October 5, 2020 at 12:48 pm

    thank you! very helpful!

  17. Mission: Zer0 on October 5, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    Now I want to make a fleet of drones just to see if they decide a limit 😄

    I bought my shirt last week!

    I have the original Mavic and now I have a pro 2. I had that same convo by email with the FAA: original reg covers both. I went ahead and ordered extra stickers so both can be labeled because I’m OCD 😄

  18. Kaotic Mayhem on October 5, 2020 at 12:53 pm

    I have 3 now. Two DJI’s and a Contixo F18 🙂

  19. Clay Coleman on October 5, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    This law doesn’t make sense to me. It was implemented so that law enforcement could have a method of identifying a drone pilot/owner if the drone causes, or is involved in a mishap or malicious activity. If that is the reason, then it doesn’t make sense that an owner of multiple drones must register each drone individually. (btw, I manage the registration of Intel’s drone light show drones… we have over 12,000 of them! What a pain it is to register and label each one, not to mention the expense!)

  20. Packed Review on October 5, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    Great video and information! Yeah I need to get mine registered still and start practacing flying. If you have a good video for settings for cinematic drone flight let me know 🙂

  21. Agent К on October 5, 2020 at 12:56 pm

    Who disliked this???

  22. cbsphotographytv on October 5, 2020 at 12:59 pm

    The great thing about a drone once you register one you can fly more with the same #

  23. shawn h. on October 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Jay, thanks for answering this as this was a question I’ve been wondering. Ive been an avid DJI Spark pilot for a couple years now and I’ve just purchased a Mavic Air. I put my "modeler" FAA number on it and often wondered if I was correct in doing this. I’m glad I was. Looking forward to doing more. And I also subscribed. Thanks again.

  24. René Labastida DRONER MX on October 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Hey Jay how are you?, just to say Merry Christmas, and may God bless your life, family and home, cheers friend.

  25. THE UNKNOWN on October 5, 2020 at 1:01 pm

    Third like second comment

  26. Justin Reichenbach on October 5, 2020 at 1:02 pm

    I am Part 107 certified and have registered my Parrot Anafi under part 107. If I buy another drone like a mambo or that just has no commercial use will it need to be registered under part 107 or can it be registered as modeler? If part 107 certified do I have to register all drones part 107 no matter what?

  27. saddam bepary on October 5, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    whata nice vidio

  28. Donald Womack on October 5, 2020 at 1:05 pm

    I have 3 as a hobbies

  29. Matigas Ulo on October 5, 2020 at 1:08 pm

    Yeah I have an Mavic Air and a Hubsan 501s-s. I got registered with a number but they asked me what kind of drone I was using, make and model. I put the Mavic Air so from what you tell me I can use the same number for my Hubsan?

  30. René Labastida DRONER MX on October 5, 2020 at 1:08 pm

    Hi Jay, how are you Friend?, always nice to see you, here you have to register each drone you have, I have 2 Spark and Mavic Pro White Alpine edition, and i am waiting for the mavic 2 pro, God bless you friend.

  31. David G on October 5, 2020 at 1:10 pm

    I have two drones and found your video very helpful as I had this question myself. I am currently studying for my class 107 commercial license and now know I will need to register each drone once a pass that exam. Thanks fr the helpful video!

  32. Roger Ford on October 5, 2020 at 1:11 pm

    Ok, Jay here is a what if. I am a 107 pilot and have registered three drones for my commercial work (P4, P4P. and Mavic Air). But I have a plethora of other craft, quads, tricopter and various fixed wing I only fly as a hobbyist. What about registering them?

  33. Houston 2020 on October 5, 2020 at 1:11 pm

    Good review and understandable.

  34. Robel Robu on October 5, 2020 at 1:11 pm

    i don’t think u can fly more than one drone with one unique number,the site literally says " You must mark each aircraft with the assigned unique registration number before it is operated.",but i could be wrong brother

  35. Charles Barnes - House Husband Affiliate on October 5, 2020 at 1:12 pm

    2 drones registered commercial. P4P and Mavic Pro Platinum. Goes with my 107 certificate.

  36. Darla Ann on October 5, 2020 at 1:13 pm

    um are you saying that Im supposed to pay to fly my drone in ca?

  37. Donald Byrd on October 5, 2020 at 1:14 pm

    I have been blessed to have over ten, I registered myself on the 1st opp for registration.

  38. RICK HALBUR on October 5, 2020 at 1:15 pm

    Hi Jay hope your doing ok i have been told that if your a hobbyist in need to register all your drones at 5.00 per drone now but I don’t believe it. I think the laws are just what your video said.
    Do you know of any new laws?? Thanks

  39. S M R on October 5, 2020 at 1:16 pm

    We pray you are doing well. If we have one drone but both plan to fly it, do we both need to register with the FAA?

  40. Drone Crush on October 5, 2020 at 1:18 pm

    Thank you sir, good clarification for folks. Part 107 here and I register each one.

  41. John of Drones on October 5, 2020 at 1:19 pm

    Good info, Jay. Keep ’em coming

  42. THE UNKNOWN on October 5, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    Hows the tumor?

  43. WndSpd0 on October 5, 2020 at 1:22 pm

    My card of registration from the FAA has the name of my drone on it and its make and model, would I need to get another card if I get a new one?

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