Just a little over a year ago, ready-made mini brushless FPV racers were a rare breed. In fact, they were almost non-existent until later in the year. Now buyers are spoilt with a wide range of RTF brushless racers from a number of brands such as DYS and Ideafly.
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Last Saturday, the very first intercollegiate drone race in the US was held inside the Purdue Armory in West Lafayette, Indiana. The event was organized by the Purdue Drone Club — one of the largest drone clubs in the US.
Micro Racing drones are currently one of the most sought products in the drone market. Due to this demand, several companies have been releasing decent and affordable ready-to-fly models.
The Drone Racing League (DRL) recently announced a three-year licensing deal with toy industry leader and innovator — Toy State. The deal involves Toy State’s first co-branded racing toy drone — the Nikko Air. Nikko Air DRL drones will be available as early as fall of 2017, hitting retail shelves just in time of DRL’s second drone racing season which is expected to be held in the summer of next year
The Drone Racing League has taken another massive step towards market dominance, by signing a lucrative sponsorship deal with American beverage giant, Bud Light. The agreement means that future DRL events will bear the beer’s name, starting with the 2017 Bud Light DRL Tryouts.