What happened at the international FPV drone racing championship by Noosphere this year
Tag: Copter Race
This year, Dnipro became one of 16 cities all over the world to host stages of FAI World Cup in drone racing. 40 pilots from 4 countries competed at the Noosphere race cup. In addition to the official competition, there were also competitive flights by amateur pilots, FreeStyle and night show drone races.
On 1-3, September, the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and Expo took place in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Conference and Expo are part of the EPFL Drone Days 2017, a global gathering hub for drones. The landmark event couldn’t have taken place without FAI’s global tech partner Noosphere Ventures, managed by Max Polyakov.
On June 3-4, the Meteor Sport Complex in Dnipro hosted one of the largest tech events in Ukraine, BestRoboFest 2017. As a festival of technology, innovation and robotics, this year’s event program included a variety of robot design competitions, presentations of modern technology solutions at expo-zone, the drone racing championship, open air action at art & play zones, and much more to see, participate in and enjoy.
On September 24, Copter Race 2016 was held in Dnipro. This formula 1 race for aerial drones was the fourth battle of its kind organized by Noosphere Engineering School. The first time the event was held was in 2015 – Copter Race 2015, then as part of BestRoboFest 2016 and finally at the World Championships for Space Models 2016
Noosphere has always striven to stay at forefront of any disruptive technological changes and popularize sporting events that combine both intellectual and physical activity. As part of this initiative, they have organized the Copter Race that will be held in Dnipro.