$40  (2 hours using our drone, radio controller & goggles)

UPDATE:  The December 29th program at the Utica Jewish Community Center is currently full as of Saturday morning, 12/9/17.  Participants will be confirmed by email on Monday, 12/11/17.  Please contact us for waitlist information.  If there is enough interest, we will schedule a second Friday night session.  Thanks.

Want to learn the basics of flying an indoor drone without the commitment?  

New to FPV (First Person View) flying?

Just receive a drone as a gift?  

Want to learn basic flying skills from some of the area’s most avid recreational hobbyists?

We’re offering a 2-hour introductory session to get beginners acquainted with Tiny Whoop drones.  Participants will work in pairs as pilot and spotter.   CNY Drones Mentors – experienced drone enthusiasts – will work with each pair on safety procedures and flying basics using a set of our FPV goggles, radio controller and Tiny Whoop drone.  Flying basics and safety information transferable to use of other drones.

  • Participant to Mentor Ratio:  2 to 1 (highly individualized assistance from our mentors!)
  • Participant Maximum Capacity:  10
  • No equipment purchase required
  • Age 11+ only


Interested?  Curious?  Have questions?  Contact us – we’d be happy to discuss and help you figure out if this program is right for you.
Email:  CNYDrones@gmail.com   Call:  315 732 1001 (leave message)

Required Forms

Registration Form    (online – Google form)

CNY Drones Release Form 2017 (required – please print, sign & bring on day of event)

Payment Options

Checks  – should be made out to “CNY Drones @RoboSpartans Robotics” with the notation “Experience FPV”.   Please mail payment by 12/24/17 to:  Lisa Payne, CNY Drones Administrator, 5 Forest Road, Utica, NY 13501.

Cash  – in exact amount only, will be accepted at the door with notification via the registration form above.

PayPal Form to Pay Online instead of Check or Cash:
Because PayPal charges us a fee of 2.9% + $0.30 per sale we are charging $40 + $1.31 + $.30 = $41.46/person for registration purchased online.

Participant’s Full Name:

No soliciting allowed at this event.  Your cooperation is appreciated.


Contact us: CNYDrones@gmail.com or leave a message at 315-732-1001.