15-year-old pilot wins Dubai’s World Drone Prix

15-year-old pilot wins Dubai’s World Drone Prix

15-year-old pilot wins Dubai's World Drone Prix

A 15-year-old pilot of Bannister’s team from England, wins first Dubai’s World Drone Prix.

Luke Bannister of Somerset, a 15 year old British pilot , Tornado X-Blades Banni, wins a $250,000 prize, at the World Drone Prix, in Dubai.



During the race, four pilots at a time sat in racing-style seats, their eyes covered by goggles allowing them to watch the view from a camera on their drone.

15-year-old pilot wins Dubai's World Drone Prix

Saif Mohammed al-Suwaidi, the aviation authority’s director-general, said:
“It is not merely a flying game, but a sport that requires mental focus and accuracy to enable users to harmonize mental commands and hand movements to fly their drone.”

via news yahoo

By |2017-02-01T20:38:03+03:00Mar 16, 2016|Categories: Sports|Tags: , |

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