Help Us Take Flight

Help CNY Drones grow our low-cost, inclusive STEM-based Team Drone Competition and related events in Utica/Rome, NY!   We are a volunteer group started in January 2016 with a mission to promote STEM education with the use of low-cost drones and access to local technologists brought to our area by Oneida County’s initiative at Griffiss International... Read More

Looking For Your Input

All of us at CNY Drones are volunteers.  We’re a mix of parents, students, educators, engineers and drone enthusiasts.  We believe in the importance of educating students early in order to grow a responsible local drone community.  We see how drones can provide affordable, inclusive STEM opportunities that bring together inner city and rural students, young learners... 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