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Stephen Ross thinks drone racing could be huge international sport

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A number of months in the past, Ross’ New York funding agency, RSE Ventures, bankrolled a start-up referred to as Drone Racing League to work on turning what’s now little greater than an underground interest for enthusiastic drone geeks right into a worthwhile enterprise.

With Ross’ preliminary funding of $1 million, the drone league experimented with its idea this summer time by gathering a small group of quadcopter pilots to race their machines by means of an deserted century-old energy plant in Yonkers, N.Y.

The small helicopter-like drones sped across the course arrange inside the economic hulk, flying by means of doorways — whereas avoiding the obstacles of the plant’s remaining rusty gear — at speeds as quick as a automotive.

Drone Racing League founder Nick Horbaczewski stated he plans to arrange drone races anyplace birds have a captivating view: from jungles to parking garages to historic landmarks.

Read the full story at Suffield Times

 

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  1. MargretSofia

    November 19, 2015 at 1:18 pm

    The majority of people want to buy an unmanned helicopter for boosting their day-by-day expectations. You can obtain the ideal quadcopter, to make really good scenery view of all of the directed areas. You’ll find so many variations of instruments which may be used at present. Before you choose the optimal drone unit, it’s worthwhile to examine a few purchasable versions. Below are a few top ten most appropriate quadcopters together with video cameras within 2015 ratings. These units are actually well-liked by a wide range of operators this day and age. Most of the people want to purchase these devices given that these systems possess a lot of helpful functionalities as well as capabilities.

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