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Drone Racing Has Arrived, But Will It Stay?

Fat Shark FPV Googles, Credit: YouTube We can all agree, flying a drone is fun and rewarding. However, some of us like to fly FPV (first-person view) where others prefer heads-up. An even smaller sub-group, of the FPV variety, prefer to race more than fly, and that desire started drone racing. Over the [...]

By |2017-10-04T13:06:27-07:00August 30th, 2017|Drone Sports, Drones|Comments Off on Drone Racing Has Arrived, But Will It Stay?

Drone Video: Roger Parks – “Quadcopter FPV at La Jolla Beach”

Quadcopter FPV at La Jolla Beach http://rogerparks.com/instructional/zmr-250-mini-quadcopter-build/ Quadcopter FPV at La Jolla Beach A thank you for sharing this video goes to Roger Parks. He was also kind enough to share his FPV drone build details. The beach, La Jolla Beach, that Mr. Parks filmed at is in San Diego county. Which just happens to be the [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:45-07:00March 21st, 2016|DIY, Drone Sports, Drone Videos, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Drone Video: Roger Parks – “Quadcopter FPV at La Jolla Beach”

Is FPV Racing Driving Drone Innovation?

Historically speaking, car racing has been a great source of automotive innovation. Now with the growing popularity of FPV (First-person View) drone racing, will we see the same trends? That's the question that Graham Warwick asks in his Aviation Week & Space Technology titled "Drone Racing Pushing Small, Fast UAS Technology." Air racing was a powerful driver of both technology [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:46-07:00March 19th, 2016|Drone Sports, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Is FPV Racing Driving Drone Innovation?

Drone Video: MetroNews – “Freestyle Practice at World Drone Prix 2016”

Freestyle Practice at World Drone Prix 2016 - FPV Racing Aerial Footage Dubai FPV Mini Quad / Quadcopter is just a tool, but it gives one so much freedom and ability to express. I like to think that if I could fly in my dreams, it would look exactly like this! Then there [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:46-07:00March 18th, 2016|Drone Sports, Drone Videos, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Drone Video: MetroNews – “Freestyle Practice at World Drone Prix 2016”

Dubai Drone Racing Champion Awarded $250,000

Drone Racing as a sport has been growing in popularity. A reflection of this growing mainstream interest has been the venture capital investments into drone racing leagues. Now you can see another reflection in the form of high dollar drone racing purses. In Dubai, at the World Drone Prix, $1,000,000 was awarded in total. A roller-coaster-esque [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:47-07:00March 17th, 2016|Drone Sports, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Dubai Drone Racing Champion Awarded $250,000

In Dubai, It Will Be Drone Versus McLaren Supercar

In a a race, which would you put your money on? A drone or a McLaren supercar? Now that might seem like a loaded question*, but it's a question that the Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum will soon answer. As stated by the Crown Prince of Dubai, “one of the [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:52-07:00March 9th, 2016|Drone Sports, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on In Dubai, It Will Be Drone Versus McLaren Supercar

Which Quadcopter Is The Fastest? What’s Your Fastest MPH?

After reading "How Fast Can Amazon's Delivery Quadcopters Possibly Get?", I started to wonder, with seemingly so many drones competing to be the smallest quadcopter, which quadcopter holds the title of fastest? The answer, at least according to Discover magazine is the Warpquad. Record speeds with spinning blades isn’t definitive, but for a strong contender, look [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:53-07:00March 8th, 2016|Drone Sports, Drones|Comments Off on Which Quadcopter Is The Fastest? What’s Your Fastest MPH?

Drone Video: kntmare181 – “Quadcopter Stinger— FPV Racing Practice”

Quadcopter Stinger--- FPV Racing Practice Darkside Quadcopters ----Stinger Local Speed course practice SouthWest Pod Racing Quadcopter Stinger--- FPV Racing Practice Thank you kntmare181 for this great video. If you enjoy watching FPV Racing videos, then check-out kntmare181 on YouTube.com. Are you a fan of FPV Racing? Then you should check-out Drone Universities Drone FPV (First-person View) course. [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:56-07:00March 3rd, 2016|Drone Sports, Drone Videos, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Drone Video: kntmare181 – “Quadcopter Stinger— FPV Racing Practice”

The Future Of Drone Racing

At Drone Universities, we saw the potential that drone racing had early on. That's why we sponsored the Drone Nationals and it's also why we created our Drone FPV (First-person View) course. According to a recent Forbes magazine article , our early suspicions were dead on. There are a few ways to pique my interest in [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:58-07:00February 23rd, 2016|Drone Sports, Drones|Comments Off on The Future Of Drone Racing

Drone Video: dronas – “RACE KOPTER group meeting – garage FPV 250 quadcopters”

The video below features high speed FPV (First-person View) drone piloting skills. If you like this video, then be sure to check out the RACE KOPTER playlist at YouTube. Thanks go to dronas for posting the video below and the rest of the playlist videos. RACE KOPTER group meeting - garage FPV 250 quadcopters RACE KOPTER group established [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:07-07:00October 20th, 2015|Drone Sports, Drone Videos, Drones, FPV|Comments Off on Drone Video: dronas – “RACE KOPTER group meeting – garage FPV 250 quadcopters”