10 Feb 2017

CIAM Flyer (1-2017): Formula 1 was Yesterday Today is all about Drone Racing

This is fast developing into the latest craze. Flying small radiocontrolled multicopters via video goggles for a first-person view is becoming increasingly popular.

What it’s all about

FPV (First Person View) device are nothing new. FPV races are based on a completely different concept. A racer should always be a multicopter with at least three motors and should weigh no more than 1 kg including batteries. An optimised weightpower ratio makes for agile and dynamic racers' movements in the air. Power plus manoeuvrability, a major consideration when designing a multi-copter for racing while it should also be crushproofand able to take a fair amount of punishment.

Download the full content of the latest CIAM Flyer (01-2017) - Formula 1 was Yesterday Today is all about Drone Racing  in PDF format!

  • Current and past issues of the CIAM Flyer can be downloaded on the CIAM Flyer web page
  • Drone Racing World Cup page