Tricks and tips from FPV “Veterans”, a jet racing pilot flies a racing drone, the infamous viral video “Drone Vs. Train” pilot speaks out, and much more. Go to www.multigp.com for all things relating to drone sports! Welcome to MultiGP News.
Russian Fem Fatale Drone Racer
Drone racing has really been heating up over in Europe, and because of this even Russia is getting in on the action. Kelara will introduce you to the first Female MultiGP pilot in Russia, Natalie “NATAHOVA”. Natalie has been flying FPV for two years, and started competing last year. NATAHOVA flies with the Russian MultiGP chapter Copterpilot, which has an impressive membership of 40 pilots. This is one pilot to keep an eye on!
Jet Racing Pilot Flies Racing Drone
This year’s MultiGP National Championship took place at the 54th annual Reno Air Racing Championship in Reno, Nevada. Punctuated with the roar of full sized airplanes and jets all during the competition was the stunning backdrop of the Nevada mountains. One of the pilots who flew and competed in full-sized jet racing was pilot and COE of Airplane Wraps, Scott Farnsworth. He has competed in both aerobatics and pylon racing during his career. The MultiGP Drone Racing action mesmerized and fascinated Scott. We’ll spend a little time on the Championship track with Scott, and even see Jordan “JET” Temkin show Scott how to fly FPV! You do not want to miss this!
“Veteran” Pilots Share Tips and Tricks
FPV Drone Racing has been around for several years now, so there are a few veteran pilots who are out on the MultiGP circuit. Kelara will bring you some tips and tricks from these pilots who know a thing or two about drone racing. Jerrod “JROD” Quillien, Jordan “JET” Temkin, and Zachary “A_NUB” Thayer will weigh in on what keeps them at the front of the pack, so get ready to take notes!
Train Vs. Drone Pilot Speaks Out
It seems like Paul “NURK” Nurkkala set the interweb on FIRE last week with his YouTube video “Flight of the Year // Trains, Bridges, Rapids, Mountains, Sunset, Gapping, Perching, Powerlooping”. Internet groups from Gizmodo to Discover Magazine Online were ablaze with this amazing video because of its stunning content. People either loved it, or hated it. Want to know what Paul has to say about “NURKing” the hobby??? MultiGP News will bring you an exclusive interview with this highly popular pilot.
The Crashes of The Week
Finally, in the “Crashes of The Week”, the News Team shares with you some of the mayhem that was inflicted on racing drones in the last few weeks. In the immortal words of that famous politician, “I feel your PAIN!”
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