The debut of the DR1 Micro Series presented by Air Hogs will be shown worldwide later this summer.
Unlike previous full-size drone races, this brand-new racing format uses first person view (FPV) drones that are small enough and safe enough to fly anywhere, according to updated FAA parameters. At just two inches in diameter, the micro drones can instantly zip in any direction at over 20 mph. The micro drones also have bumpers around the propellers, allowing pilots to fly more aggressively and test their bravery on the course.
DR1 Founder, Brad Foxhoven, elaborates, “This is revolutionary for the sport of drone racing. These drones can be flown by anyone, anywhere. We think this can be the catalyst that brings this high intensity sport of drone racing to the masses.”
Furthering their partnership, DR1 Racing and Air Hogs have created the first-ever, first person view “FPV” toy racing drone. With the Air Hogs Official DR1 Race Drone, consumers can affordably experience first-hand professional drone racing, and feel the rush of high speed racing with FPV streaming via the headset and a smartphone. The drone is available in nationwide retailers in August.
This partnership revolutionizes the ease of entry for consumers to get involved in drone racing. The DR1 Micro Series and the Air Hogs Official DR1 Race Drone are designed to allow fans everywhere the simplest access into the sport, challenging themselves to race drones like a pro.
For more information on drone racing and DR1, please see their website at www.DR1racing.tv
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