Millions of drones will fill the skies. 

So many people are registering drones and applying for drone pilot licenses in the U. S. that federal aviation officials say they are contemplating the possibility of millions of unmanned aircraft crowding the nation’s skies in the not-too-distant future.

In the nine months since the Federal Aviation Administration created a drone registration system, more than 550,000 unmanned aircraft have been registered with the agency.

New registrations are coming in at a rate of 2,000 a day. By comparison, there are 260,165 manned aircraft registered in the U.S. NZ Herald

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