Archive for fpv

Companies Roll out FPV Racing Drone for Ages 12+

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

DR1 Racing and Air Hogs have partnered to create a first-person-view (FPV) toy racing drone for $99.99. The Air Hogs Official DR1 Race Drone, suited for ages 12 and up, will hit shelves this fall, according to the companies, which [Read More]

FPV Controller Now Available for Yuneec’s Breeze Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 06, 2016

Yuneec International has announced the availability of its new first-person-view (FPV) controller for the company’s Breeze drone. The portable game controller, available at a suggested retail price of $69.99, connects to users’ smart devices via Bluetooth and enables them to [Read More]

Paper-Airplane Drone with Live Video Streaming Comes to Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 15, 2016

PowerUp Toys has officially launched POWERUP FPV, what the company calls the first paper-airplane drone with a live-streaming camera. POWERUP FPV is powered by Parrot’s streaming technology and is the third product in PowerUp’s core collection (following the POWERUP 3.0). The [Read More]

Think Tank Photo Releases New FPV Drone Racing Backpack

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 30, 2016

Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Think Tank Photo has released the FPV Session backpack, which offers a shelf-like design for first-person-view (FPV) drone racers to carry multiple aircraft at a time. Two to three racing drones can be strapped to the front [Read More]

Drone Racing League Establishes Safety Guidelines for FPV Races

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 05, 2016

The Drone Racing League (DRL) has launched a new safety program for first-person-view (FPV) racing events. Announced in collaboration with the White House Office of Science and Technology’s (OSTP) recent “Workshop on Drones and the Future of Aviation,” DroneRacingSafety.org is [Read More]

Yuneec Rolls Out New FPV Headset for Drone Operators

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2016

Yuneec International has announced the availability of its SkyView first-person-view (FPV) headset, which is compatible with the Yuneec Typhoon H and Tornado H920 drones. The SkyView FPV headset – available for a suggested retail price of $249.99 – offers a [Read More]

‘Drone TV’ Launches as 24/7 Drone Racing Channel

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2016

FOTV Media Networks Inc. has launched Drone TV, a channel dedicated to drone racing, on its streaming TV platform FilmOn.com. According to the company, Drone TV is the first 24/7 channel devoted to the sport of drone racing. The channel [Read More]

Lowepro’s New QuadGuard Cases Geared Toward FPV Racing

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2016

Lowepro has introduced its new QuadGuard collection of carrying cases geared toward drone racers and first-person-view (FPV) flight enthusiasts. According to Lowepro, the portable series offers a protective, customizable and consolidated way to carry quadcopter gear and all the associated [Read More]

Nissan Creates the Drone Equivalent of the 2017 GT-R

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 24, 2016

Nissan has unveiled the GT-R Drone, what the automaker is calling one of the fastest-accelerating first-person-view (FPV) racing drones in the world. Built to be able to keep up with the new 2017 Nissan GT-R, the drone features performance-enhancing technology [Read More]

STEM Program Provider Announces FPV Drone Racing Acquisition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 19, 2016

PCS Edventures!.com Inc. (PCSV), a Boise, Idaho-based provider of K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs, has announced the completion of an asset purchase of Thrust UAV, a company focused on the first-person-view (FPV) drone racing market. The asset [Read More]