Tagged: Racing

Drone Racing League Launches DRL Academy to Provide Innovative, Digital Education for Students in Partnership with Eduscape

With the coronavirus pandemic causing national school shut-downs, students need positivity and access to engaging, educational content more than ever. The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global professional circuit for drone racing, today unveiled DRL Academy, an innovative STEM program, which features online learning opportunities for students studying science, engineering,

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Team Black Sheep Quarantine Masters

Race on Velocidrone and get $5’000 prizes!!! Starting tomorrow, 5 days per week, live streaming mania. 2 hours, 4 qualifiers and one final per week. 16 days total! We will have celebrity guests on to keep you entertained. Be sure to tune in even if you’re not racing, you can

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Aerobatics with a Manned Racing Drone

Drone Champions AG, creators of the Drone Champions League and DCL – The Game, have announced their newest innovation: the first-ever manned drone capable of aerobatic maneouvers such as rolls and loops. The “Big Drone” is the brainchild of Drone Champions founder Herbert Weirather, who personally assisted in the testing

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Lockheed Martin & Drone Racing League Announce A.I. Robotic Racing Circuit Champions, Give Team $1 Million Cash Prize for Fastest Autonomous Racing Drone

Lockheed Martin and The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing circuit, today announced the winning AlphaPilot team of the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Robotic Racing (AIRR) Circuit, the premier autonomous drone racing series that accelerates AI innovation through futuristic sports competition. During Friday night’s AIRR Championship, Team MAVLab,

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2019 FAI World Drone Racing Championship Grand Final

Pilot selection for the upcoming 2019 FAI World Drone Racing Championship Grand Final has been finalised. A total of 112 pilots will compete over four days in Xiangshan Ningbo, China, 11-14 December 2019 for the title of FAI World Drone Racing Champion. FAI Secretary General Susanne Schödel said: “I am

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DRL RacerAI, the First Autonomous Racing Drone

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing circuit, launched the DRL RacerAI, the league’s first-ever autonomous racing drone. Designed to be the first autonomous robot to defeat a human in a physical sport, the DRL RacerAI will help close the gap between artificial intelligence (AI) and human

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Travel Air Type-R – ‘Mystery Ship’

The identity and purpose of the new racer were kept secret, being built behind closed doors and away from the main production line, the craftsmen involved in its construction being sworn to secrecy. It was because of this cloak of secrecy that it was dubbed the Mystery Ship by the

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Drone Beats Ambulance in Race to Deliver First Aid

A team in Iraq and Australia has developed another way to use drones in healthcare—as part of a system that detects when an elderly person has fallen, then delivers first aid. Described in the journal Sensor, the drone system successfully reached every fake test patient in a busy city in

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What Can We Read into DJI’s Drone Racing Ambitions?

This week the drone industry’s leading manufacturer, DJI, launched an FPV kit for drone racing enthusiasts. One thing to point out first of all is that the kit doesn’t actually include a drone, which may come as a surprise to many. Instead, DJI is essentially making its low latency transmission

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Take Drone Racing To The Next Level With The DJI Digital FPV Ecosystem, The First Low Latency HD Video Transmission Signal

New DJI digital transmission system offers integrated control, a dynamic flying experience and long range operation DJI, the global leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today launched the DJI Digital First Person Viewing (FPV) Transmission System, an advanced digital ecosystem which includes FPV goggles, an FPV Air Unit

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London Police to use Drone to Catch Dangerous Drivers

The London Metropolitan Police will use a drone in a crackdown on dangerous drivers. The unmanned aerial vehicle will target “road users engaged in dangerous driving, such as racing, that could potentially put others at risk”, the force said. Safety charity Brake welcomed the use of technology “to enforce against,

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Airspeeder off at Goodwood

Australian UAM (sort of) startup Alauda Racing is currently in the UK demonstrating their manned multicopter at the Goodwood festival of speed. They are also unveiling a race series that may start next year. “We’re delighted to have agreed on this partnership with Airspeeder who are using cutting-edge technology to

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New FPV Racing Drone Puts DJI Drones To Shame

Must-see footage has recently been released depicting the advancement, and possibly future, of drone videos. Directly comparing the DJI Phantom 4 Drone with the new FPV drone. The FPV is leagues above, providing cinematic footage at high speeds with zero limits. Youtube Mathieu Stern had two different pilots navigate their

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Top 9 – Best Drones Under USD $300

One of the best things about drones would definitely have to be the variety factor. You can choose from camera, toy, and even racing drones. There are a ton of different types to suit everyone’s needs, but what about pricing? It’s no secret that drones can be pretty pricey, with

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