Tagged: Racing

Drone World PhoenixHD Racing Drone

Built for FPV beginners & FPV racers, the PhoenixHD FPV Drone Kit is the most versatile drone on the market today. Explore your new world with crystal clear digital video feed and capture the soaring essence of a bird’s eye view unlike ever before.

After three years of engineering,

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Lockheed Martin’s Racing Drone Challenge

Lockheed Martin has launched the AlphaPilot AI Drone Innovation Challenge to create a racing drone that’s faster, smarter, and doesn’t need a human pilot!

“Put that computing power at the edge, and do it in such a way that it can beat those human pilots who trained months or years to

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Lockheed Martin Sponsors AI Drone Racing Competition

The Drone Racing League (DRL), which is one of the foremost organizations trying to turn drone racing into the next NASCAR, announced a new competition for teams to develop AI pilots for its aircraft. With backing from aerospace firm Lockheed Martin, DRL wants to recruit developers from around the world,

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Lockheed Martin and Drone Racing League Launch Groundbreaking AI Innovation Challenge

Lockheed Martin (NYSE : LMT ) and Drone Racing League (DRL) today announced an innovation competition, challenging teams to develop artificial intelligence (AI) technology that will enable an autonomous drone to race a pilot-operated drone – and win. Participating teams will compete in a series of challenges for their share

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China in Race for C-UAS Tech and Laser Weapons

China is moving to develop laser weapons and counter-drone systems as it tries to catch up with the United States on unmanned aerial vehicle technology to boost its intelligence and attack capabilities, according to military analysts. That includes systems to protect its drones so that they are less vulnerable to

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Threat from on high: race on to bolster drone defences

Paris (AFP) Aug 13, 2018 –

From hand-held copters that zoom around the living room to high-speed craft offering the sensation of flying over the countryside, drones have won over legions of fans — and are proving a growing challenge for security authorities.

Experts say models readily available on the market

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Blade Scimitar 215 Pro [VIDEO]

Blade Scimitar 215 Pro BNF Basic 5" FPV Racer <img src="https://www.rotordronemag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Blade-Scimitar-215-Pro-BNF-Basic-5-FPV-Racer-6.jpg" alt='Blade Scimitar 215 Pro BNF Basic 5" FPV Racer ' width="900" height="900" srcset="https://www.rotordronemag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Blade-Scimitar-215-Pro-BNF-Basic-5-FPV-Racer-6.jpg 900w, https://www.rotordronemag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Blade-Scimitar-215-Pro-BNF-Basic-5-FPV-Racer-6-150×150.jpg 150w, https://www.rotordronemag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Blade-Scimitar-215-Pro-BNF-Basic-5-FPV-Racer-6-300×300.jpg 300w,

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149.5mph – new speed record!

There’s a new world for drone flight! A Vodafone XBlades Drone, the Wingcopter XBR, set a new speed world record at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the world’s greatest celebration of motorsport and car culture.

Piloted by world champion drone racing pilot Luke Bannister, the Wingcopter XBR achieved a top speed

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Inspired Flight IF700 Named the Official Commercial Drone of the International Drone Racing Association (IDRA)

The International Drone Racing Association (IDRA) has named the Inspired Flight IF700 as the Official Commercial Drone for the remainder of the 2018 Season. As the world’s largest association for recreational and commercial pilots, with hundreds of members on every continent, the IDRA continues to build partnerships with commercial drone

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IDRA & Inspired Flight IF700

The International Drone Racing Association (IDRA) has named the Inspired Flight IF700 as the Official Commercial Drone for the remainder of the 2018 Season. As the world’s largest association for recreational and commercial pilots, with hundreds of members on every continent, the IDRA continues to build partnerships with commercial drone

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Helion and Domenec Molins partner with Freespace

The Freespace team are proud to announce our partnership with Domenec Molins and the Helion Group. Just as we are pushing the boundaries with our Giant Drone Racing platform, Helion are the market leaders in the development of powder metallurgy, solid carbide and innovative coating technologies for high-quality cutting tools.

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UVify OORI

This may be the world’s first smart racing drone! Here are the deets from UVify:

OOri is the drone for everyone. Easy to control, fun to fly, and most of all, fast. The latest addition to the UVify product line delivers the UVify experience in an entirely different form factor.

Power to

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UVify Warp9

The UVify WARP9 is the ultimate craft for racing, acrobatics, and unrivaled HD video capture. Through hundreds of design iterations, WARP9 has been molded from an idea into the epitome of control and precision. Every detail of this machine is deliberate, and has been carefully crafted for the sole purpose

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Mixed Reality Drone Racing by Ars Electronica Solutions

 What’s still just a construction site in Kapfenberg, Austria will soon be the world’s most modern stainless steel mill. One of the highlights of the groundbreaking ceremony for voestalpine’s new work was a spectacular mixed reality drone race staged right above the building site by Ars Electronica Solutions. While

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Aerial Photos — Getting Started

Many drone pilots will begin the process of moving from just flying drones to flying drones with some purpose, and there are two directions you can go. For sports and enjoyment, many will head toward drone racing, while others will want to document their flight through photography or videos. We

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Drone Product Review: DJI Racing Edition Goggles

This new headwear is perfect for all your FPV racing needs as well as for most DJI quads. The goggles can easily be paired with DJI’s Spark, Mavic, Phantom, and Inspire drones, and DJI’s OcuSync Air System—a camera and transmitter unit that connects with these goggles—can add a first-person view

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FPV Product Review: AKK Technology KC02 and A3 AIO

FPV is all the rage these days, and whether you’re into racing giant-scale machines, flying freestyle with a 250, or flying strictly indoors with a Whoop, you’re going to need a trusted source for good-quality FPV components. AKK Technology specializes in FPV cameras, video transmitters, and antennae, so you know

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