Drone Racing League Took Big Steps This Summer

Drone Racing League Took Big Steps This Summer

With the emergence of drones as recreational racing tools, it’s no surprise that a sport has begun to emerge. The Drone Racing League uses high-powered drones, mounted cameras, and some virtual reality technology to create an experience that’s competitive for pilots and engaging for fans. As of now, approaching the end of 2017, the DRL is still relatively obscure, at least insofar as mainstream sports go. However, it may be a little bit more popular…

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First Look Neato Fastback

First Look Neato Fastback

When Neato Frames was first founded the pod style frames were just picking up heat. Founders, Nich and Justin played with the idea of doing one early on, but could not get one that looked good. This year it became more apparent that they really needed one to stay relevant with more race oriented pilots. Neato Frames has a really great core fan base but less in the high-class racing category, so then knew a pod style…

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Turnigy Evolution Review

Turnigy Evolution Review

Good or Bad? Justin takes the Turnigy Evolution through its paces A few things I forgot to cover in the video: RSSI – I did notice when I chopped the antennas off that the controller beeped, but I didn’t get the beeping when I did the range test letting me know I was running out of range. It just got sketchy and then dropped. Battery Voltage monitoring – you can (with the stock RX that comes…

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Luke Bannister’s team, Tornado X-Blades Banni UK wins £174,000.at first World Drone Prix in Dubai.

Luke Bannister’s team, Tornado X-Blades Banni UK wins £174,000.at first World Drone Prix in Dubai.

Flying for the UK-based Tornado X-Blades team, Luke out-performed 150 global teams in Dubai to become the first World Drone Prix champion, bringing home (£175,000) in the process ( $250,000 ). 150 pilots battled through the week for just 32 spots in the finals, which were held last Friday and Saturday on a custom-built, outdoor track. “Luke was always a threat,” says Australian pilot Chad Nowak who won a major tournament in Sacramento, USA, last year…

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