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The Drone Racing League and DraftKings Take Flight with Official Sports Betting Agreement Ahead of Season Finale Races

NEW YORK and BOSTON – January 8, 2020 – The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing property, today announced a deal with DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) to make the sports technology and entertainment company an Official Sports Betting Partner of DRL. Upon completion of this deal, DRL

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Liftoff: Drone Racing

Liftoff: Drone Racing will teach you what it is like to start your own drone racing career. This new fast-paced drone racing simulator for consoles offers different game modes for single-player and multiplayer for up to 6 players and is the perfect alternative to fly a drone on bad weather

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3, 2, 1…Liftoff! Drone racing simulator starts today

Liftoff: Drone Racing, the fast-paced drone racing simulation from astragon Entertainment and developer LuGus Studios, is now available for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. Liftoff: Drone Racing lets you enter the fascinating world of drone racing. The heart of the console version is the exclusive career mode, which introduces you to

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Red Cat Eats Fat Shark

Red Cat Holdings, Inc. has announced completion of the acquisition of Fat Shark Holdings, Ltd. (“Fat Shark”), the leading provider of headsets and goggles for professional FPV (First Person View) racers and drone pilots with an estimated market share of 85%. Fat Shark generates approximately $7 million (unaudited) annual

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Kawasaki Successfully Tests Ninja H2R-Powered K-RACER Unmanned Helicopter

Kawasaki Heavy Industries announced that it has successfully carried out the first flight tests of the K-RACER (Kawasaki Researching Autonomic Compound to Exceed Rotorcraft) at the Taiki-Cho Multipurpose Aerospace Park in Hokkaido. Interestingly, the unmanned compound helicopter was equipped with a supercharged Ninja H2R engine. The K-RACER is a special

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DJI and Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team have lift-off!

DJI will supply the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team with latest aerial imagery and creative camera technology to bring racing fans closer to the action on and off the track DJI, global leader for civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, to become an Official Team Supplier of the Mercedes-Benz EQ

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Drone Racing League Brings On NBA Champion Chris Bosh To Lead New STEM Initiative For 2020 Season

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing property, today teamed up with 2-time NBA Champion and 11-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh ahead of their 2020 DRL Allianz World Championship Season, which starts tomorrow night, October 21st at 9pm ET on NBCSN, Twitter, and Facebook Watch. Appointed as

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Northrop XP-79 – The Flying Chainsaw

During World War 2, the race for being the most technologically innovative country was more important than ever, particularly in aviation. As entirely new air forces were built from the ground up, almost a million aircraft were produced worldwide for warfare. And even though the United States joined the war

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Announcing The 2020 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship Presented by RaceDayQuads.com

MultiGP is excited to announce The 2020 MultiGP Championship Presented by RaceDayQuads.com at Daytona Stadium, 3917 LPGA Boulevard, Daytona Beach, Florida October 29th through November 8th, 2020. Sport Class Championship Weekend The top-100 pilots in the Sport Class division will compete in the opening weekend Thursday October 29th to Saturday

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Buena Vista, Colorado Approves Drone Park

The town of Buena Vista, Colorado, has approved a concept for an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/drone) flying park . The drone park will be divided into four zones based on activity with areas for basic training, qualification operations, obstacle navigation and racing events. The proposal was put forward by the

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Is this a DJI FPV Racing Drone?

This heavily censored picture emerged August 7 on the Twitter account of @OsitaLV — who has previously been a solid source with DJI leaks. It appears to be a DJI-branded drone with features that resemble an FPV-style racing drone. Here are some sample comments on Twitter: Might be a drone

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Israeli Army May Procure Wearable Anti-Drone Device

The Israeli army and police are considering the purchase of personal anti-drone systems manufactured by Israeli company SKYLOCK, part of the Avnon Group. The growing threat posed by hostile UAVs and the need to neutralize them from afar has resulted in a race to create personal devices to curb unauthorized

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How a missing child was found with help from drones

Racing to beat the clock, first responders in Minot, North Dakota, tap one of the world’s top drone providers in successful rescue effort. When a child goes missing, the first 48 hours are critical—but they are also the most stressful and chaotic. Family members often start the clock ticking by

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New Report ‘Enabling UTM in the UK’

A new report from Connected Places Catapult’s explores the steps the UK has taken to be at the forefront of commercial drone development and identifies the steps yet to be taken in order to remain in the global race towards Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM). There is a huge global opportunity

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Surveyors Measure Coastal Erosion Using UAS

AG Survey recently used control targets, GNSS receivers and UAS technology in a race against the tides and weather to survey 80 different beaches along England’s southwest coast. The project was part of a national coastal monitoring program funded by England’s Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and run

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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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