The rules for operating an unmanned aircraft

From the FAA Website: This information was last modified: The rules for operating an unmanned aircraft depend on why you want to fly. The rules for operating an unmanned aircraft Fly for Fun Fly for Work Pilot Requirements No pilot requirements Must have Remote Pilot Airman Certificate Must be 16 years old Must pass... Read More

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