Updated: Dec 3, 2019 @ 10:17 am  

DETAILS

 

  • Workshop provides an overview of building (& repair) & flight – LoS & FPV
  • “Beyond the Workshop” Resource Folder Access for tips, connections & continued learning
  • CNY Drones Mentors are passionate drone enthusiasts & experienced members of the Academy of Model Aeronautics
  • As with all our programs – ultra-low participant to mentor ratio!   Typically 2 to 1!
  • Fees are subject to change based on equipment availability & program location
  • Typically the “kit” created is $350-$650, not including presentation fee
  • Workshops are specifically for ages 12+
  • Hours vary depending on targeted audience & requirements of host organization (4-6 hours)

BUILDING COMPONENTS

  • Parts are ordered on behalf of the participants to expedite shipping & insure all participants work with the same parts
  • All drone components are subject to issues in handling, powering & soldering
  • We attempt to inspect parts, although there is no guarantee of part performance
  • We do not warrantee parts & will make every attempt to return any defective part for replacement
  • We are not responsible for the condition of drones before creation & once created and flown by participants
  • Participant package ordered is a serious drone starter kit
  • Parts are subject to change for each presentation due to parts availability & the fast pace of technology updates & upgrades
  • Drones created are not toys

OPEN ENROLLMENT/REGISTRATION (events with registration through this site)

  • Registration confirmation & receipt is made via email
  • Registrations accepted until workshop reaches maximum capacity or registration deadline, whichever is earlier
  • AMA Membership (Academy of Model Aeronautics) is a required for those ages 12-18 and is FREE – forms will be completed at event if not submitted beforehand
  • Registration Deadline is typically 3-4 weeks prior to event for sufficient ordering of equipment
  • Workshop size is limited to 10-12 participants, depending on mentor & space availability
  • Programs run with a minimum of 4 participants
  • Components will not be ordered unless a minimum number of participants is reached
  • No refunds once components are ordered – no shows are considered a donation
  • We gladly accept sponsor provided scholarships & will aid in providing discrete distribution to those in need
  • Participants may bring in their own soft drinks and water (if allowed by venue)
  • Those wishing to bring their own tool kits or soldering stations should make sure they are clearly marked to avoid loss – we are not responsible for equipment & tool use
  • We reserve the right to remove any participant from our events that we find disruptive or intrusive to others or who violate the code of conduct of the Academy of Model Aeronautics
  • Sorry, recording of our events is not permitted
  • Observers are NOT allowed in the workshop except for invited local media with signed releases from participants
  • Parents/guardians/family members are asked to wait outside the workshop location for pick-up until the program is completed
  • Registrant emails are added to our newsletter mailing list to receive info on related programs & to keep in contact for follow-up
  • Post-event questions can be emailed to CNYDrones@gmail.com or sent via our contact page on our website – most answers are within 24 hours!

 

  • MENTORS ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS!
  • Reuse of materials by permission only
  • Questions?  Want to host an event for a group?  
  • Contact us: CNYDrones@gmail.com or leave a message at 315-732-1001