Beginner Practice Exercises

Suggested exercises for those working with Tiny Whoop class drones – Floor Scoot Fly across an open floor space staying on or close to the ground to practice working the directional controls.  Use an open hallway, classroom space or gym.  Attempt without or with obstacles.     Hover Using the left control (throttle) maintain a... Read More

FAA UAS Registration Update – December 12, 2017

On December 12, 2017, President Trump signed legislation that will reverse the earlier court ruling in the John Taylor case and restore the FAA’s UAS registration requirement, including for AMA members. AMA believes that registration makes sense at some level, but has pushed for a more reasonable threshold. While we address these issues, members will... Read More

FAA Registration Update Sent to AMA Members

UPDATE: On December 12, 2017, President Trump signed legislation that will reverse the earlier court ruling in the John Taylor case and restore the FAA’s UAS registration requirement, including for AMA members. If you have questions about UAS registration please see this post: https://www.cnydrones.org/faa-uas-registration-update-december-12-2017 A federal appeals court recently struck down the FAA’s registration requirement for... Read More