Ukraine forces strike Russian target with FPV kamikaze drone

Ukraine FPV drone

Video footage has appeared online of what is described as a Ukraine military unit using what appears to be a racing drone to stage a pinpoint FPV kamikaze strike into a house used by invading Russian soldiers.

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Drone Racing League wraps up 2021-22 season with new highs

Drone Racing League (DRL) says it has more than doubled its broadcast reach with the just-concluded 2021-22 season of high-speed drone racing. At the same time, digital viewership of DRL races has also skyrocketed, interestingly revealing China as the league’s second-largest market behind the United States.

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Drone Racing League snags $100 million sponsorship from crypto platform Algorand

New York-based Drone Racing League (DRL) has bagged a five-year sponsorship deal, reportedly worth $100 million, with crypto platform Algorand. As part of this partnership, DRL will unveil blockchain-enabled ticketing, collectibles, fan transactions, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on the Algorand platform. The Title rights of the DRL World Championship circuit will remain with Algorand during this time.

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Autonomous flight algorithm beats ‘world-class’ human drone racing pilots [video]

There are many reasons for drones to be quick. The professional drone racing circuit aside, speed bodes well when you are searching for survivors on a disaster site, or delivering cargo, or even inspecting critical infrastructure. But how do you get something done in the shortest possible time with limited battery life when you have to navigate through obstacles, changing speeds, and altitude? You use an algorithm.

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In a world-first, two guys compete in flying racing cars [video]

Want to know what the future of manned drone racing could look like? Hop right in, because this video by a Filipino innovator shows real people, in real single-seater flying cars, racing each other!

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Schools of FPV: drone racing

As part of our ongoing series on different types of FPV, this week we’re looking at FPV drone racing.

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