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With Racing Drones becoming more and more popular in the UK and worldwide it was not going to be long before it was taken seriously.
The world’s first official Drone Racing Championship took place at California State Fair between the 15th and 17th July 2015 and was home to the worlds leading FPV Drone Racers , including the top names such as Charpu , Trappy and many more.
Huge event sponsored by top names in the Drone and FPV Racing Community include Fatshark, ImmersionRc, T-Motor, Emax and many more. Full list here
The First main day was Wednesday 15th July with recommended stadium practice this will give the pilots a taste for the course and to get some valuable experience in testing the twists and turns and pass throughs of this well thought out FPV Drone racing course.
Thurs 16th July 2015 is the start of the time trials this is also where the Drone pilots will be briefed on safety , machine and equipment check in and then be assigned a pit area.
There is to be 3 time trial sessions throughout the day and finishing off at 7pm with a Drone Party
Friday the 17th July 2015
This is the finals day so with a early start at 7.00am there straight out for some last minute tuning and some practice rounds.
7.30am This is the Semi Finals Round 1 and the heats will be running approx every 7 minutes.
10.00am Team Sport Competition
11.00am Finals Round 2 individual comp
1.30pm Team Sport Championship Race
2.00pm Individual Championship Race
2.30pm Freestyle Stunt Final to a Routine
3.30pm Freestyle Best Trick final and champion
4pm Racing Finishes followed by a clean up in the pilot , pit and field areas.
5.30pm VIP Tent Opens
8.00pm Presentation time and awards ceremony which is being broadcast to the UK, North America and Mexico.
The Course Layout
More Info on the first Drone Racing Nationals can be found here and Drone Racing is getting more and more popular and Quadcopters.co.uk are the UK’s Largest and 1st Drone and Quadcopter specialists in the UK.
Having a large range of FPV Racing Drones such as the popular ImmersionRc Vortex and the Emax Nighthawk Pro 280 and many self build kits. Also look out for popular UK pilots such as ThatHpi Guy on YouTube who does many build videos and flying videos . Another fine example of how the Drone racing sport is taking the UK by storm at the moment is demonstrated by this video above of Quadcopter and Drone racing in a multistory car park.
If this is something you want to take up as a hobby watch the video and then get in touch with our expert team at Quadcopters UK for advice about equipment and whats needed to take this hobby up.
SOURCE: Quadcopters UK Shop Blog – Read entire story here.