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!


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: Nov 29, 2021 @ 7:54 am  

Administrator – Lisa Marie Payne

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