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Unlikely Rivals: Drones vs. Footballers

 Not a football fan? Ever wondered whether you could design something which would show up even the most talented sportsperson in the world? Well, take a look at this video where professional Drone Racing League (DRL) pilot, Dunkan, heads to France to take on 5 top OCG Nice football players with his Racer3 drone. 

 Dunkan Bossion set an all-time DRL record in 2018, winning three back-to-back levels. The drone he is flying, the Racer3, has since been replaced by the Racer4 in the DRL, but is still a fantastically powerful and agile Quadcopter drone, with the ability to reach 80mph in less than a second, and fly 6-8 kilometres high. It also has 16 pounds of thrust and a top speed of 90mph. 

 

Ready to check it out? Click play at the top!

 

If you are interested in trying drone racing out yourself, why not sign up for our Tech Camp Drone Racing course at our Easter or Summer camps? We teach you to build your own FPV racing drone from scratch, which you can take home with you afterwards - and maybe take on your football-crazy friends!