The SUNY Polytechnic Institute Academy of Model Aeronautics University Model Aviation Student Club #15104 was officially formed in 2017 as the first AMA UMASC in New York State. Formerly known as the RC Hobby Club, the group meets twice a week on the SUNY Utica Campus. The group works on community outreach projects with sister organization, CNY Drones, AMA Model Aviation Student Club #15080 & promotes drone safety both on & off-campus. The University Model Aviation Student Club was the first club to receive that designation in New York State. We post this page as a courtesy. AMA National Model Aircraft Safety Code
CNY Drones (MASC) & SUNY AMA (UMASC) Work Together!
- promoting flight safety under the AMA guidelines
- event planning & event hosting experience
- fundraising & providing fundraising opportunities through our community connections
- community service experience – both local & Statewide
- mentoring experience – working with students & adults
- connection to local engineers & valuable company contacts
- connection to local high school students considering STEM fields
- introducing younger students & families to the college campus
For information on club activities contact:
2017-2018 President: Ryan Saunders firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to start a UMASC at your university? AMA UMASC Chartering Guide
Other College Connections
CNY Drones also collaborates with the SUNY 3D Printing & Design Club and the SUNY Poly Fabrication Club’s Wildcat Robotics Team. Together – we are a force in sparking STEM interest in Central New York!