2018 Drone Info Day

We’re pleased that our friends at the SUNY AMA Model Aviation Student Club have graciously agreed to host the 3rd Annual Drone Info Day in the SUNY Student Center on September 30th!  SUNY AMA will be inviting area commercial drone tech organizations to display their information & share job opportunities, both current & projected.  CNY... Read More

Experience FPV in Barneveld Oct 6th

Register for Experience FPV – Barneveld Date: Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 Location:  Unity Hall – 101 Vanderkamp Ave, Barneveld NY 13304   Barneveld event is provided in partnership with hosts, Unity Hall, Barneveld. PayPal accepted until program fills or Noon on Thursday Prior To Event (October 4, 2018) Maximum participants:  12 Age 11+ only Last minute registrations... 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

Upcoming Drone Clinic – NOW Feb 19th 2017 in Utica!!!

A Drone Clinic is now confirmed for Sunday, February 19, 2017, 2:00pm-5:00pm at the Utica  Children’s Museum.  Bring your drones and your safety glasses!  New flyers can meet seasoned pilots and enthusiasts for an exchange of information on safe practices, tips and tricks, purchasing and repairs. The clinic will include 6 stations:  How to Get Started/FAA Registration Help, Drone... Read More