Forest Fury Hits Central New York!

Join us on September 30th for Drone Info Day & the kick-off of FOREST FURY – FREE Admission!  drone info day flyer We’re finalizing preparations so we can share great info from area organizations along with an introduction to this season’s Team Drone Challenge!  Get ready!  We’re set to offer 2 full 30×60′ fields for... Read More

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, Noon to 3:00pm!  SUNY AMA will be inviting area commercial drone tech organizations to display their information & share job opportunities, both current... 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