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!  

STEM Focused.  Community Supported.  Volunteer Driven.  

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Our Team Drone Challenges are in the process of being rescheduled.  

The revised 2021-2022 FARM-i-GEDDON Challenge will be released this Fall.  

2020 Registered Teams: contact us ASAP regarding manual updates, parts specs & rule changes.

FARM-i-GEDDON Competition Day will be in April 2022.  

Metro Meltdown information will be available at the FARM-i-GEDDON Competition Day.

All of our hands-on events are subject to the rapidly changing public health guidelines.   

As always, we value input!   Contact us anytime!

2021-22 Annual Consent & Release Form   Participants of CNY Drones events are required to have a current Consent & Release Form on file.  

  Heads Up!

FAA Aeronautical Knowledge & Safety Test Updates

Registering Your Drone & Where You Can Fly

2021 Remote ID Requirement – Effective 4/21/2021

Questions?  Contact Us!

Last site update: Jul 26, 2021 @ 1:23 pm

Administrator – Lisa Marie Payne

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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.

Serving Central New York State & Beyond Since 2016