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November 2, 2017

Drone Racing News: MultiGP at GE2 and Drone Stars in Horror Movie?

Get ready for MultiGP at GE2 in Seattle, a busy October for Drone Racing, a young inventor makes a camera mount, and a horror movie with DRONE! All this, and more, in the next exciting episode of MultiGP News.

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Busy October for Drone Racing

October is a month of change as the leaves begin to fall. But the Drone Racing action kept going strong throughout the month. The News Team will tell you all about a big race in Tennessee at the 2017 Mid-South Heli Invasion. 901 FPV was the local chapter who hosted the event. From the weather to the racing, the race was filled with all sorts of excitement! Tune in for the full story.

In the Lone Star State, over 50 pilots from several different states converged for some top shelf competition. Toxic Props, with the assistance of the Northeast Dallas Speed Addicts, hosted this first ever Team Chapter Wars event. With almost 100 spectators, this multi day event showcased some incredible team racing action. Be sure to watch to find out how the event ended, and who was victorious!

Young Inventor’s New Drone Camera Mount

Most drone pilots are just happy to capture the aerial beauty. But the News Team will talk with a young inventor who wanted to take it to the next level.  The News Team talks with Dan T Designs to find out more about this interesting product. What is unique about this camera mount is that it looks at your DRONE, for a whole new perspective. Strap in, and get ready for a wild ride!

Drone Stars in a Horror Movie?

With Halloween right around the corner, horror movies are in everyone’s playlists. Did you know that there is a horror short out there that stars a drone? We sit down with horror industry professional and FPV drone racer Antonio “ASIKDRONE” Alonso to talk about “Flyaway”, and find out more about this First Person View horror film.

MultiGP at GE2

In Washington State there is an expo that attracts all the biggest names in the gaming and experiential entertainment industries. GE2 was earlier this month, and this event attracted thousands of gamers and entertainment enthusiasts to Seattle for cutting edge tech and fun, and some Drone Racing to boot! The News Team was there in person to capture the action, and we will get the full rundown in this episode. Check out the action, and hear from FPV Seattle Chapter President Ken Allison about this stunning expo.

Runcam Swift Micro Trivia Winner

Last week the News Team posted a trivia question, with the participants being able to win a brand new Runcam Swift Micro FPV Camera, sponsored by Runcam. There were many who answered the trivia question, but there was only one winner. Be sure to tune in to the News to find out who the lucky FPV Pilot is! Thank you again to Runcam for providing the Swift Micro for the contest.

 

About MultiGP:

MultiGP is the largest professional drone racing league in the world. Because of this, MultiGP hosts frequent competitive gatherings and casual events within its  extensive network. The Organization currently has over 20,000 registered pilots in addition to 500 active chapters worldwide. MultiGP nurtures its Chapters by providing tools, guidance and community support. Due to this structure drone racing is fun, organized and rewarding for pilots, Chapter Organizers and spectators. The National Championship, Regional Series, International Open, Universal Time Trial Tracks and Chapter Tiers are programs designed to allow the drone racing community to compete in an easily accessible yet structured format while still progressing the sport. Because of MultiGP’s efforts, it is the Academy of Model Aeronautics Special Interest Group for First Person View (FPV) Racing. For more information, go to www.MultiGP.com.

To learn more about MultiGP drone racing, and how you can get involved, join us on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/groups/MultiGPCommunity/ and on Twitter – @Multi_GP

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