The New York City Drone User Group (NYCDUG) 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!

NYCDUG 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.

Please read our Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines document if you are new to operating drones.

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  • January 11 · 1:00 PM

    Welcome 2015 Fly-In

    65 Drone Enthusiasts | 5.00

    Ring in the New Year and keep your resolution to improve your flight skills by joining the NYCDUG for our first fly-in of 2015! Thanks Nick! Hi... Learn more
  • December 28, 2014 · 12:00 AM

    NYCDFF Entry Deadline

    13 Drone Enthusiasts

    The New York City Drone Film Festival will be held in NYC in February of 2015. Be sure to get your entries in on time as this promises to be a well attended event. The... Learn more
  • December 14, 2014 · 1:00 PM

    Fly-In and a sneak peek...

    25 Drone Enthusiasts | 5.00

    Join your fellow drone enthusiasts for what may be the last fly-in before the new year. This is a terrific location with lots of open space. To make it even more... Learn more
  • November 30, 2014 · 1:00 PM

    Last Day of November Fly-In

    13 Drone Enthusiasts | 5.00 | 12 Photos

    Post Turkey Sunday 11/30. Weather looks to be a balmy 45F, low winds. So put down that drumstick, and lets do some flying! We have a location!
  • November 18, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    NYCDUG November Build-In

    18 Drone Enthusiasts

    Bring your works in progress, your successes and failures and lets use the "hive-mind" to make machines that fly! Our hosts, Bergen Academy, has spiffy new facilities... Learn more
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