About 20 pilots, including from the Triangle and Fayetteville, gathered at Devil’s Ridge Motocross in Sanford to race their unmanned drones with four rotors Saturday, May 27. A live feed comes from the camera of a drone, allowing pilots to steer the aircraft using joysticks through hurdles, make hairpin turns and race other pilots while trying not to crash into anything at 60 miles per hour or more. Liz Condo
About 20 pilots, including from the Triangle and Fayetteville, gathered at Devil’s Ridge Motocross in Sanford to race their unmanned drones with four rotors Saturday, May 27. A live feed comes from the camera of a drone, allowing pilots to steer the aircraft using joysticks through hurdles, make hairpin turns and race other pilots while trying not to crash into anything at 60 miles per hour or more. Liz Condo

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