Welcome to the CNY Drones Info Hub!

STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering & Math – drives the advancement of Central New York industry.  Mentorship & hands-on activities provide a key mechanisms for encouraging & sustaining student involvement in STEM.  CNY Drones provides the link between sparked interest & Central New York’s drone education & employment pipeline – year-round!

Learn About Us!        JUL AUG 2019 Newsletter

Catch us at the NYS Fair this Saturday & Sunday!

We’ll be in the Science & Technology Building next to Chevy Court!  Look for the STEAM Exhibit area sponsored by C&S – August 24 & 25th – Sims, FPV demos & info!

Drone Info Day IV + NEON Night Race III = Drone Fest!!!

Saturday, September 28, 2019  — FREE!

Join us, SUNY Polytechnic Institute student clubs – SUNY AMA, SUNY Fabrication Club, SUNY 3D Printing & Design Club, SUNY Baja Club & SUNY IEEE for something NEW at SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Wildcat Field!   It’s a conglomeration of drone activities!  We’re celebrating the kick-off of 2020 FARM-i-GEDDON Team Drone Challenge Season, sharing some great drone activities & hosting NEON Night Race III!  

Wanna Race? Contact Paul Brown, MultiGP Race Director:  paul@cnydrones.org 

Gotta Drone Exhibit?  Wanna Volunteer?   CNYDrones@gmail.com

5:00-6:00pm   Drone Clinic

5:00-8:00pm Drone Displays, Interactive Activities & FARM-i-GEDDON Info

~7:00-10:00pm  Drone Racing

Parking:  Lots S, & C         SUNYPoly Campus Map (.pdf)

Share our DroneFest flyer!


Planning for 2020 FARM-i-GEDDON?   

We’re here to help!  Check out our FARM-i-GEDDON page & Challenge Brochure (.pdf)   

We’re here to help!    Contact Us!

 Interested in helping sponsor the competition?     

We appreciate sponsors & promote them everywhere we go!


Keep watching for news on a new addition to our Info Hub as we add a second site specifically for instructional collaboration!   CNY Drones PLC is underway!

Annual Consent & Release Form

Planning on participating in one of our events this year?  Take a moment to fill out our  2019 Consent & Release form!  Just a one time form for the whole year – saves you time & saves us paper!  Thanks!


Questions?  Contact Us!

Last site update: Aug 23, 2019 @ 7:54 am

Administrator – Lisa Marie Payne

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Recent Changes to Recreational Drone Piloting (FAA.gov, May 2019) 

This site, social media accounts and the many great programs planned by CNY Drones are made possible by a great group of dedicated volunteers from our local drone community!  

CNY Drones exists fiscally under the Griffiss Institute‘s 501(c)(3) & through the generosity of organizations and individuals who believe in our mission.