The DC Area Drone User Group (DC DUG) is an organization for amateur and professional drone users that seeks to promote the responsible use of flying robots for community service, artistic, entrepreneurial, and recreational purposes. All experience levels are welcome. We get together as a community to share tips, experiences, and of course to do some flying. We work to educate ourselves about how to build and use drones in a safe and respectful manner and to educate the public about the positive role aerial robotics can play in our society. Most importantly, we think that flying robots are a lot of fun! DC DUG is a member of the Drone User Group Network, an association of community organizations that promote the use of civilian drone technology for the benefit of humanity.

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Recent Meetups

  • 6 days ago · 11:00 AM

    Drone Build it Workshop

    17 Operators

    Drone build it workshop Culpeper Area at Germanna Community College Need Instructor to work with New Drone Builders
  • October 21 · 8:00 AM

    Drone Symposium @ College Park, MD

    31 Operators | 13 Photos

    Save the Date! Drone Symposium at College Park, MD. We have a superb group of industry leading guest speakers combined with technology demonstrations.. focused on... Learn more
  • October 18 · 10:00 AM

    SOMD Saturday Fly-In

    24 Operators | 5.00 5.004 | 30 Photos

    The days are getting shorter, so let’s switch to Saturday Fly-Ins to maximize our flight time. Please park on Clearbrook Ln in the grass and close to the main road.... Learn more
  • October 10 · 9:00 AM

    FPV Flying in Southwest Virginia

    2 Operators

    This is a cross post for the Southwestern Virginia Drone User Group. RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/Southwestern-Virginia-Drone-User-Group/events/210512942/ . Contact... Learn more
  • October 7 · 5:30 PM

    SOMD Tuesday Night Fly In

    15 Operators | 5.00 5.002

    The days are getting shorter, so lets get some more flying in while we can. Please park on Clearbrook Ln in the grass and close to the main road. There are just a couple... Learn more
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Bill

I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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