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2016 MultiGP Championship Video

With hundreds of organized chapters representing thousands of pilots, the MultiGP Regional Series qualifies our nation’s top competitors for the annual MultiGP Drone Racing Championship.  This crowning achievement was held in Muncie, Indiana at the Academy of Model Aeronautics’ headquarters over Labor Day weekend and featured approximately 130 world-class pilots battling it out on three different courses.  Using advanced skills in both racing and technology, they navigated their custom ...  Read More

Nov 25, 2016 at 1:26:00 PM UTC in Announcements  |  Comments

Drone Racing Training Part 2

Training Tips From Top MultiGP Pilots There are many components that go into being a champion. Motors, ESCs, frames, flight controllers, and batteries are not the only choices that you face. How you train is also an important step on your road to the Winner’s Circle. Your skills as a pilot are the foundation to your success on the MultiGP Circuit. Races are won before the starting buzzer; races are won by finding that calm center in the middle of chaos. Training, drills, and practice – b...  Read More

Nov 23, 2016 at 12:41:00 PM UTC in Drone Racing Training Series  |  Comments

Drone Racing Training Part 1

Drills, Recommendations, and Exercises for Improving Piloting Skills Part 1: The Basics It’s not the motors, it’s not the battery, it’s not the flight controller that wins the race. It is the pilot. The best pilots in the league are not the best because of their equipment. These “Top Guns” of the drone racing world are on top because they understand that at the end of the day it is their time invested in practicing, their reflexes, and their mindset when in the pilot’s chair that ...  Read More

Nov 3, 2016 at 4:19:00 PM UTC in Drone Racing Training Series  |  Comments

#MultiGP11K

#MultiGP11K – MultiGP Drone Racing Group Reaches 11,000 Pilot Milestone See MultiGP Racing At Night NATIONAL: The largest drone racing league in the world reached a major milestone recently. Last month MultiGP registered its 11,000th pilot, an amazing accomplishment from a racing league less than two years old. “MultiGP is proud of our programming which is designed to unite the drone racing community with events that generate competition and lasting friendships,” says Michael Gianoutso...  Read More

Oct 24, 2016 at 9:05:00 PM UTC in Announcements  |  Comments

MultiGP Releases UTT #4

MultiGP Releases UTT #4High Voltage MultiGP Universal Time Trial Tracks allow FPV drone racing pilots to compete against each other across the world by providing standardized local courses partnered with a global leader-board. Pilots attend their local MultiGP Chapter to participate and receive official results which are then entered into the MultiGP leader-board by their Chapter Organizer. The three current tracks, UTT #1, Tsunami (UTT #2), and Bessel Run (UTT #3), have been widely popular a...  Read More

Oct 14, 2016 at 5:07:00 PM UTC in Announcements  |  Comments

MultiGP and Mini Quad Test Bench

MultiGP and Mini Quad Test Bench Announce Collaboration When it comes to drone racing, pilots are looking for the fastest, most reliable equipment to propel them to victory. One of the biggest decisions an FPV pilot makes are the propellers, motors, and speed controllers that they use. This is the ”power-train” for our multirotors, and this is where the right choices can be the difference between the podium, and a DNF (Did Not Finish). Hard data is often hard to locate when it comes to t...  Read More

Oct 8, 2016 at 5:54:00 PM UTC in Announcements  |  Comments

QRGOhio - 09/25/16 Race Results

MultiGP Drone Race ReportQuad Racing Group of Ohio Final Race of The Summer Season Article: Ben SeePhotos: Lisa Zoldak   The Quad Racing Group of Ohio (QRGO) held their final points race of the summer season on Sunday, September 25th at Wingfoot State Park in NE Ohio. A total of 6 points races were held at Wingfoot State Park this year. QRGO ran a Novice and Race class this season. Many of the novice drone racing pilots jumped to the race class as their skills progressed throughout the s...  Read More

Oct 5, 2016 at 6:00:00 PM UTC in Race Reports  |  Comments

Debut of La Forge Domination

The 2016 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship debuted a world-first FPV night game, La Forge Domination. Shea Ivey, designer of the La Forge module, presented to pilots his latest creation - a team based, night-time FPV game based on capturing control points. LED “flags” must be captured by flying in proximity for a few seconds to “capture” that point and change the color to your team’s color. The sytem works based off the RSSI of the various VTX signals it detects around it. As your d...  Read More

Sep 30, 2016 at 8:54:00 PM UTC in Announcements  |  Comments

MultiGP Regional Series Underway

MultiGP Chapters around the nation are throttling up for the 2016 MultiGP Championship to be held at the Academy of Model Aeronautics headquarters in Muncie, Indiana this September.  View the schedule of events, results, how to qualify and more by visiting the "2016 Championship" menu at the top of the page. The MultiGP Championship is the nation's largest and most authentic drone racing series designed to find the best pilots based on racing skill alone.  Pilots have to earn their invitati...  Read More

Jul 4, 2016 at 1:39:00 PM UTC in Announcements  |  Comments

MultiGP Partners with DR1 Racing

The DR1 Invitational presented by Mountain Dew will showcase 12 of the top drone racing pilots in the world as they compete for the title at the iconic Sepulveda Dam in Los Angeles this summer. Pilots, who control drones from the top of the dam, will face down a gauntlet of environmental and man-made obstacles as they fly their drones at speeds of more than 80 MPH while spectators watch on from above. Over the course of two days, the race will be broken up into heats, qualifiers and fi...  Read More

Jun 24, 2016 at 5:35:00 PM UTC in Announcements  |  Comments