2018 Drone Info Day

We’re pleased that our friends at the SUNY AMA Model Aviation Student Club have graciously agreed to host the 3rd Annual Drone Info Day in the SUNY Student Center on September 30th, Noon to 3:00pm!  SUNY AMA will be inviting area commercial drone tech organizations to display their information & share job opportunities, both current... 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

The rules for operating an unmanned aircraft

From the FAA Website: https://www.faa.gov/uas/getting_started/ 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

Upcoming Drone Clinic – NOW Feb 19th 2017 in Utica!!!

A Drone Clinic is now confirmed for Sunday, February 19, 2017, 2:00pm-5:00pm at the Utica  Children’s Museum.  Bring your drones and your safety glasses!  New flyers can meet seasoned pilots and enthusiasts for an exchange of information on safe practices, tips and tricks, purchasing and repairs. The clinic will include 6 stations:  How to Get Started/FAA Registration Help, Drone... Read More