24 Jul 2018

100 days to go until the 1st FAI World Drone Racing Championships

There are just 100 days to go until the most exciting event on the international drone-racing calendar – the first ever FAI World Drone Racing Championships – kicks off in Shenzhen, China.

Being held at the Shenzhen Universiade Center Stadium from November 1 to 4, 2018, the four-day event will bring together top-flight drone racers from all over the world.

Competition is fierce among drone racers fighting it out to be picked for the event, at which only pilots selected by their country or by FAI can take part.

From South Korea to Spain, everyone who’s anyone in drone racing is keen to have the chance to be named FAI Drone Racing World Champion!

About the FAI World Drone Racing Championships

The 1st FAI World Drone Racing Championships will include classifications for both female and junior pilots, in addition to the general individual and national team classifications.

Competitors must successfully pass through qualification and elimination rounds to reach the final, where they will battle it out to be crowned an FAI Drone Racing World Champion.

The FAI, World Air Sports Federation, is already working hard with local organisers the Aero Sports Federation of China (ASFC) and Kaisa Group to ensure the event is a huge success.

Preparations undertaken so far include the running of the 2018 China Drone Racing Open in May at the same venue as a test event for the Championships.