Tagged: Racing

The Drone Racing League and Algorand Partner to Disrupt Sports and Gaming With Blockchain as the 2021-22 DRL World Championship Season Launches on NBC and Twitter

Today, the Drone Racing League, the world’s premier professional drone racing property, and Algorand, the leading high-performance blockchain platform, announced a long-term partnership that has no modern precedent in sports and entertainment. Recognized globally for cutting-edge technology, immersive sports entertainment, and thrilling, high-speed drone racing, DRL will bring to life

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New Algorithm Flies Drones Faster than Human Racing Pilots

For the first time an autonomously flying quadrotor has outperformed two human pilots in a drone race. The success is based on a novel algorithm that was developed by researchers of the University of Zurich. It calculates time-optimal trajectories that fully consider the drones’ limitations. To be useful, drones need

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Dedrone Protects Preakness 146 from Drone Threats

Dedrone, the market leader in airspace security, today announces the successful implementation of Dedrone’s counter-drone technology at Preakness 146. Dedrone worked with the security team from 1/ST and the Maryland Jockey Club, owners of Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness Stakes, in the weeks leading up to the event

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IWC Schaffhausen joins Airspeeder as Engineering & Time Partner

IWC Schaffhausen joins forces with Airspeeder, the world’s first electric flying car racing series, in a new engineering and timekeeping partnership. Combining the passion both companies share for technological progress, human endeavour and sustainability, they will work together in pioneering this new form of motorsport to fast track a new

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What happened to all the Blue sUAS?

Over the weekend my mind turned to the five Defense Department approved Blue sUAS, selected in August 2020 to be the choosen ones! At the moment of the five it looks like a two-horse race, last week Skydio released their automated inspection package. Software that leverages the multiple sensors and

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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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