Drone racing competition at the World Maker Faire New York

Excellent FPV video from a quad participating in the Aerial Sports League’s drone race at the World Maker Faire in New York City.

Thanks to FlyingBear for the great video and flying.  According to him, here is the configuration he used for his racing quad.

Frame: Quadrevo Rage 210
Motors: Cobra 2204 2300kv
ESC: Kiss 18A
Flight Controller: Sparky V1
Camera: Sony Mini CCD
VTX: 200mW 32 channel
Fatshark Dominator V2s
Google Antenna

From the looks of the video, FPV drone racing is continuing to draw interest. The crowd viewing the race looked to be significant.  We are all looking forward to drone racing competitions going mainstream.

A little about the World Maker Faire New York 2015—The Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth!
Held in Sept 2015, according to their website, the event is “Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. Maker Faire is primarily designed to be forward-looking, showcasing makers who are exploring new forms and new technologies.”

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Robocop ED209 and Master Chief at MakerFaire 2014” by Steve Jurvetson from Menlo Park, USA – Robocop ED209 and Master Chief at MakerFaire 2014. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Commons.