Tagged: Racing

Racing Drone Based Loitering Munitions System

LANIUS is Elbit Systems’ new drone-based search-and-attack loitering munition designed for short-range operation through deployment via a multicopter as well as by hand. The design is based on racing drones which allows LANIUS to utilize high degrees of speed and maneuverability to essentially rush a target before exploding. Elbit’s introduction

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Drone Racing League and PointsKash Cash in on Inaugural, Five-Year Loyalty-Rewards Partnership

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, and PointsKash, the first blockchain-enabled conversion platform for users to aggregate, convert and spend loyalty points, announced an inaugural loyalty-rewards partnership to elevate DRL fandom globally. The five-year deal includes an unveiling of the DRL Flight Club, the

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Drone Racing League Lands Partnership with Google Cloud and Launches 2022-23 DRL Algorand World Championship Season

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier professional drone racing property, announced a partnership today with Google Cloud to reimagine a new era of tech-driven sports and win over the developers of tomorrow. Launching the 2022–23 DRL Algorand World Championship Season, DRL and Google Cloud will bring the first

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Alauda Aeronautics Completes 250th Test Flight

Alauda Aeronautics, the creator and technical team behind Airspeeder, the world’s first racing series for flying electric cars, has announced the successful conclusion of its 250th Test Flight. This historic milestone for the global eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) industry validates the company’s foundational mission that racing will rapidly

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RaceDayQuads Vs FAA RID ruling

STEPHEN DICKSON, ADMINISTRATOR AND FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, RESPONDENTS On Petition for Review of an Order of the Federal Aviation Administration, Jonathan Rupprecht argued the cause for petitioners. With him on the briefs were Elizabeth Candelario and Kathleen Yodice. Casen B. Ross, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, argued the cause for

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BRINC launches global rescue network

BRINC is proud to announce the BRINC Global Rescue Network, dedicated to assisting humanitarian efforts around the world. Our team is composed of two dozen public safety professionals, military veterans, and current/former professional drone racing league members located around the world. We will donate the use of equipment, staffing and

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Rise to the Top in the Race to the Bottom

Surveyors and Engineers working with UAVs are finding it difficult to produce quality mapping as they are swamped with cheap drone hardware and software, driving them into the race to the bottom on what used to be a quality-focused profession. While trying to keep initial costs down, the re-captures, heavy

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Orqa and FlyFive33 enter into a new partnership!

FlyFive33, the leading brand in FPV racing equipment, and Orqa d.o.o., one of the top vendors and manufacturers of FPV headsets, officially entered into a partnership on May 27th with the aim of collaboration on design, development, manufacturing and implementation of mission critical drone components and First Person View headsets

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The United States Air Force Renews and Extends Partnership with the Drone Racing League to Celebrate 75 Years of Innovation

The U.S. Air Force and DRL will showcase their mutual commitment to “Innovate, Accelerate, and Thrive” through new cutting-edge content, immersive gaming and pilot spotlights from Military Appreciation Month through the 2022-23 DRL Algorand World Championship Season The United States Air Force and the Drone Racing League, the world’s premier,

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DRL Simulator Review

Have you always wished to participate in the DRL or any other racing tournament but lack the skills? Or perhaps you’ve always wanted to fly a drone but don’t have one at the moment? The DRL Racing Simulator is the closest you can get to flying a drone, and all

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Lilium NV – The losing horse in the eVTOL race

Well this is not a good look for AAM, a most excellent report from Iceberg Research (ed) German company Lilium is building an electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) — the Lilium Jet. Its objective is for the Jet to fly up to 155 miles. But none of Lilium’s

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DRL doubles its 2021-22 Season viewership-reach and global fanbase as technology becomes the new language of sports

The Drone Racing League, the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, announced today a massive expansion of their global footprint and fandom as the league wrapped their 2021-22 DRL World Algorand Championship Season yesterday on NBC and Twitter. As a leading tech-enabled sport widely regarded for disrupting the sports industry,

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Kawasaki Unmanned Cargo System Combines Aircraft with Mobile Wheeled Robot

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has successfully completed proof-of-concept (PoC) testing for an unmanned cargo transport system. The system combines Kawasaki’s K-Racer-X1 prototype unmanned vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft and what is commonly described in the industry as an autonomous mobile robot, and which the company describes as a “delivery robot”.

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The Drone Racing League and Hivemind’s Playground Labs Partner to Launch First Play-to-Earn Crypto Sports Game on Algorand Blockchain

Drone racing is about to fly to the next frontier in sports. Today, Playground Labs, a play-to-earn (P2E) gaming affiliate of crypto-investment fund, Hivemind Capital Partners (Hivemind), and the Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, announced a partnership to extend DRL’s high-speed drone races beyond

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Kawasaki K-RACER delivery trial

Kawasaki Heavy Industries is an unmanned VTOL machine developed by our company for the purpose of solving social issues such as labour shortages in the logistics industry ” K-RACER ” (hereinafter referred to as ” unmanned VTOL machine”) and unmanned transportation by the cooperation of delivery robots. We

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Weezer to Headline Free Concert at the Drone Racing League’s Vegas Championship Race Presented by T-Mobile at CES

The opening night of CES is about to get more exciting! Weezer will join the Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, and T-Mobile, America’s 5G leader, to perform a free concert at the DRL Vegas Championship Race Presented by T-Mobile outside T-Mobile Arena in Las

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The Drone Racing League and Draganfly create new STEM program with Woz Ed and Imagine Learning’s Robotify

Today, the Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, announced an expansion of their DRL Academy STEM program in partnership with Draganfly (NASDAQ; DPRO) (CSE: DPRO), an award industry-leading drone solutions and systems developer, Steve Wozniak’s Woz Ed, the leader in demand-driven K-12 education, and Robotify,

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Federal Aviation Administration accredits the Drone Racing League as first UAS event organizer

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, today announced it has been accredited by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the first unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) event organizer. A leader in drone-event safety, DRL also announced its participation in FAA’s Partnership for Safety Plan (PSP)

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FAA Accredits Drone Racing League as First UAS Event Organizer

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, announced it has been accredited by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the first unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) event organizer. A leader in drone-event safety, DRL also announced its participation in FAA’s Partnership for Safety Plan (PSP)

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The Drone Racing League and Nacon, pioneers in esports-audio, partner for DRL SIM Races

DRL Pilots to compete in RIG Commander PRO headsets by Nacon during the 2021-22 DRL World Championship Season’s esports races, starting tomorrow, November 17th on NBCSN and Twitter. The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, today announced a new partnership with Nacon Gaming, makers of

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