Register for Experience FPV – Whoops & Whoovers – Utica

Our Next Utica Event: Day/Date: Friday, March 15 7-9pm    $55  Location:  Jewish Community Center, 2310 Oneida Street, Utica, NY We’re sharing our knowledge of both Tiny Whoop class drones and Tiny Whoovers (hovercraft). Both give participants experience with FPV (First Person View) goggles, industry standard radio controllers & drone technology indoors with the help... Read More

Recommended Sites, YouTube Channels, and Other Places to Get Help with Drones

Mentors for CNY Drones often get asked how did you learn all this information on drones?!? Which they usually respond with “YouTube University, of course!” Or maybe a couple of other sites on the internet. However, we realize that there are thousands of channels on YouTube and it can be overwhelming to know where to... Read More

High Voltage (HV) LiPo Battery Charging with the AOKoda CX610HV Charger

First Learn about LiPo Batteries Learn all about LiPo Batteries here: https://www.cnydrones.org/lipo-batteries-and-safety-for-beginners/ Battery Charger The charger we are using in this example is the AOKoda CX610HV 6 Channel 1S LiPo Battery Charger 4.35V Version 1A Micro Charger DC/XT60: https://www.amazon.com/CX610HV-Channel-Battery-Connectors-Inductrix/dp/B071ZZ2LB1 It is for charging 1s (1 cell) LiPo batteries only. Also, because this is the HV version, this... Read More

Beginner Practice Exercises

Suggested exercises for those working with Tiny Whoop class drones – Floor Scoot Fly across an open floor space staying on or close to the ground to practice working the directional controls.  Use an open hallway, classroom space or gym.  Attempt without or with obstacles.     Hover Using the left control (throttle) maintain a... Read More