FAA Registration Update Sent to AMA Members

UPDATE: On December 12, 2017, President Trump signed legislation that will reverse the earlier court ruling in the John Taylor case and restore the FAA’s UAS registration requirement, including for AMA members. If you have questions about UAS registration please see this post: https://www.cnydrones.org/faa-uas-registration-update-december-12-2017 A federal appeals court recently struck down the FAA’s registration requirement for... Read More

Griffiss International Airport

The function of the Griffiss International Airport is to provide a safe and well maintained facility to serve the current and future commercial, corporate, business, governmental, and general aviation needs of Oneida County and the State of New York. The goal of the Griffiss International Airport is to expand its economic impact in order to ensure that the community achieves the maximum benefit from the airport’s potential for enhancing economic growth. Read More

NUAIR Alliance

The NUAIR Alliance is a New York based not-for-profit coalition of more than 100 private and public entities and academic institutions working together to operate and oversee Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) test ranges in New York, Massachusetts and Michigan. Headquartered at Griffiss International Airport, in Rome, New York. NUAIR manages one of just seven FAA-designated UAS test sites in the United States leading research and deployment technologies that establish the case for safe UAS operations in the nation’s commercial airspace. Read More

FPV FreeRider Recharged – Simulator

https://fpv-freerider.itch.io/fpv-freerider-recharged This is the deluxe version of FPV Freerider. It is focused on bigger and more detailed sceneries. You need a pretty fast computer for the simulator to run smoothly. If necessary you can try to run it at lower resolution in order to get better framerate (using command line parameters as described in the... Read More

FPV FreeRider – Simulator

https://fpv-freerider.itch.io/fpv-freerider RC Quadcopter Racing Simulator. First person view (FPV) and line of sight (LOS) flying available. Supports mode 1,2,3 and 4. Includes self-leveling and acro mode. In the full version 3d flight mode is also available (for inverted flying). Six sceneries are included. There is a demo version that you can try for free which... Read More

Liftoff – Simulator on Steam

http://store.steampowered.com/app/410340/ Liftoff is a game that translates the rush of first-person view drone racing to the digital world, developed by the game developer LuGus Studios and drone manufacturers ImmersionRC and FatShark. It is available for purchase on http://store.steampowered.com/ for $19.99. A map of the Spring 2017 CNY Drones Challenge is available here: [TODO: Add link]... Read More