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 key mechanisms for encouraging & sustaining student involvement in STEM.  CNY Drones’ experienced & enthusiastic volunteers provide the link between sparked interest & Central New York’s drone education & employment pipeline – year-round!   

Learn More About Us!

Please note that we are in the process of making updates to our site.  

We appreciate your patience!


Thank you to our newest 2021-22 supporter!


“Our mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation, and education of technology;

and to collaborate with like-minded organizations across Central New York.” – TACNY.org

US Drone Soccer is now in New York!




CNY Drones is now the AMA Region II Affiliate for US Drone Soccer, covering New York & New Jersey.

  • affordable
  • fast-paced
  • easy-entry
  • familiar platform
  • links to drone education & employment

 More Info!

Recreational Drone Owners/Pilots Heads Up!

MUST READ – FAA requirements for outdoor flying:

FAA Recreational UAS Safety Test

Drone Registration & Where You Can Fly

2021 Remote ID Requirement

CNY Drones Event Participation Requirements

2021-22 Annual Participant Consent & Release Form 

Academy of Model Aeronautics Membership

More Info

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 in Central New York State!  

CNY Drones exists fiscally under the Griffiss Institute‘s 501(c)(3) & through the generosity of organizations and individuals who believe in our mission.  Serving New York State since 2016, we are the US Drone Soccer New York State / AMA District II Affiliate.

STEM Focused.  Community Supported.  Volunteer Driven.  

Last site update: Dec 6, 2021 @ 11:10 am  

Administrator – Lisa Marie Payne

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