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Drone Racers Compete for $125K at FAI Final in China
by Jason Reagan on December 2, 2019 at 2:48 pm
More than 100 drone racers will compete for a purse of $125,000 at the third annual 2019 World Drone Racing Championship Grand Final in China, Dec. 11-14. The race is sanctioned by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (World Air Sports Federation). Located 186 miles south of Shanghai, Xiangshan Ningbo is a small, coastal city sporting a The post Drone Racers Compete for $125K at FAI Final in China appeared first on Drone Racing Life.
Evan Turner Snares RaceDayQuads 2019 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship
by Jason Reagan on November 19, 2019 at 7:22 pm
Evan “headsupfpv” Turner of Knoxville, Tenn. is flying high after winning the RaceDayQuads 2019 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship on Nov. 17 at Daytona Stadium. Turner will be offered a paid pilot position with the Drone Racing League for the 2020 season. MultiGP pilots have the opportunity to work their way up the drone racing ranks The post Evan Turner Snares RaceDayQuads 2019 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship appeared first on Drone Racing Life.
Drone Racing Finale Comes to Singapore
by Jason Reagan on November 6, 2019 at 4:55 pm
Drone racing is coming to Singapore. The Drone Racing League is partnering with the nation’s airport authority, Changi Airport Group, to present the DRL Allianz: Singapore Champions at urban venue Gardens by the Bay on Nov. 26. The high-speed racing event, organized with the Singapore Tourism Board, will also feature workshops for drone enthusiasts. Visitors The post Drone Racing Finale Comes to Singapore appeared first on Drone Racing Life.
Virginia Tech Aims for National Drone Racing Accolades
by Jason Reagan on October 15, 2019 at 8:48 pm
Since Virginia is such a well known hotspot for drone activity, it’s no surprise the Virginia Tech Drone Racing Team is chomping at the aerial bit to take top prize next year at the 2020 Collegiate Drone Racing Association. Created in 2016, the university’s nationally recognized squad is comprised of 15 engineering students and the team The post Virginia Tech Aims for National Drone Racing Accolades appeared first on Drone Racing Life.
Robot v. Robot: Autonomous Drone Racing Comes to Orlando
by Jason Reagan on September 15, 2019 at 6:03 pm
Orlando is famous for the Magic Kingdom. So, it’s fitting that a magical melding of autonomous AI and drone racing will soon burst into the Florida metropolis. The Artificial Intelligence Robotic Racing circuit soars into the Addition Financial Arena Tuesday, Oct. 8. The series is the peak of the 2019 AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge – a The post Robot v. Robot: Autonomous Drone Racing Comes to Orlando appeared first on Drone Racing Life.