The FAA says the commercial drone market could triple in size by 2023

The Federal Aviation Administration has released its forecast for the next two decades (via NextGov), which anticipates what’s to come for the aviation world between now and 2039. Particularly noteworthy is that the market for commercial drones is growing faster than anticipated, and could triple between now and 2023, while the market for non-commercial drones appears to be slowing.
The report covers a broad view of the aviation field, including the domestic US and international airline markets, cargo air traffic, space traffic, and drones. It says that unmanned aircraft systems “have been experiencing healthy growth in the United States and around the world” in the last five years, and notes that that growth has caused some problems,…

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