Tagged: Racing

AERAS Drones Sanitize Kentucky Derby

The race was on – safely – for more than 50,000 spectators Saturday at the 147th Kentucky Derby in part thanks to Pittsburgh-based technology company AERAS. The company, which is the first and only recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 137 certification specifically for sanitization purposes, used its patented charged-electrostatic

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Airspeeder Chief Remote Pilot

Are you an experienced remotely piloted aircraft operator who has a passion for aviation and motorsport? THE COMPANY Since 2016, Alauda Aeronautics have been developing the world’s first electric flying racing car. Our reason for racing can be found in the simple truth that nothing drives innovation faster than

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Aluda Airspeeder joins United Nations sport for climate action framework

Airspeeder joins global sporting bodies and entities in joining UN Climate FrameworkCommitments from: The IOC, The New York Yankees and the FIAAirspeeder built with sustainability from the ground-upElectric flying car racing furthers clean-air advanced aerial mobility “Airspeeder exists at the confluence of next-generation sport and cutting-edge technology. By racing

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Drone Supply Shop Challenges FAA RID Regulation

On March 12th, 2021, RaceDayQuads (RDQ) and its CEO, Tyler Brennan, filed suit against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and its recent rule titled Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft (RID,originally published 1/15/2021 at 86 Fed. Reg. 4390). The case against the FAA was filed in the United States Court of

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RaceDayQuads.com vs FAA court case in defense of all drone pilots and model aviators

Orlando, FL : March, 2021, RaceDayQuads.com(RDQ) and its CEO, Tyler Brennan, filed suit against theFederal Aviation Administration (FAA), and its recent rule titled Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft (RID, originally published 1/15/2021 at 86 Fed. Reg. 4390). The case against the FAAwas filed in the United States Court of Appeals

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Airspeeder: World’s first electric flying car racing series attracts leading motorsport and aerospace talent

Airspeeder and Alauda boosted by injection of leading technical and commercial talent Additions to team drawn from F1® Management, Boeing, Jaguar Land Rover, Renault F1 McLaren, TWR and Williams Racing Judith Griggs, former long standing executive in F1® to join as lead on global rights acquisition and management

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Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works’ Secretive ‘Speed Racer’ Program

Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works advanced projects bureau has officially revealed the design of its Speed Racer air vehicle. A computer-generated segment appeared in a video promoting Lockheed Martin’s StarDrive digital environment released ahead of the Air Force Associations’ 2021 Virtual Aerospace Warfare Symposium. The missile-shaped unmanned system is ostensibly intended

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Air Race expands with new electric race classes

Following the success of its first race class, Air Race E, the electric air race, has announced it is launching two new distinct race classes: one an airplane and the other a VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing aircraft). The move to amplify its operations and create more races is

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Report Says Kill Switch Fail Caused Racing Drone Crash

The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has just released a report into the crash of a racing drone that was being used for a demonstration flight at Goodwood Aerodrome in July 2019. Whilst performing a demonstration flight, the remote pilot lost control of the 95 kg Alauda Airspeeder Mk

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World’s First Electric Flying Racing Car is Ready to Race

Airspeeder has revealed the world’s first fully functioning electric flying racing car. The Airspeeder Mk3, is a full-sized remotely-operated electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle (eVTOL). It will compete in an upcoming remotely-piloted Airspeeder racing series that will stand as a technical test-bed and feeder series to a manned racing

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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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