Drone Racing Is Here! 5 Things to Know Before Getting Started

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The future of drones has always excited us here at MakeUseOf, but in 2014 when we were writing about the idea of drone combat as a sport, we didn’t expect something like that to become reality so quickly. Indeed, first-person-view (FPV) drone racing is now a thing, and it’s awesome. But much like big-wave surfing or bouldering, it’s unlikely that drone racing will ever be mainstream. There’s an ongoing debate whether drone racing should be classified as an extreme sport (x-sport) or an electronic sport (e-sport), but the real challenge will be getting it up to spectator sport status. The…

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