Drone racing is a type of sport in which the drones are being controlled by the participant. The pilot is using live feed of the camera to steer it. They are similar to the standard air racing; the main goal is to complete the set course as fast as possible. Drone racing has gained a lot of popularity over the past few years. The Dubai World Drone Prix is one of the largest events.
Pilots are to compete to make it to the top and win a prize. Before now, a birds-eye view while running through obstacles could only be experienced in a movie or video game
The drones used in this racing are of different types and sizes. The largest drone used in racing is the Walkera F210 3D Edition Racing Drone.
Let’s see some of the details of the Walkera F210
The Walkera F210 racing drone is an FPV (first-person view drone), and it features some modern industrial carbon fiber frame design, which makes it very durable and crash-resistant. It has a flight control system that enables a stable flight, and some flight maneuvers move, such as rolls, flips, and racecourse moves. The drone can come to a quick stop to eliminate drift as a result of inertia hence decreasing collision risk. The Walkera F210 is designed with a 700TVL HD camera and 5.8G image transmission used for live FPV streaming.
Some of the Walkera F210 3D Edition features include
- A carbon fiber frame
- It is easy to assemble and disassemble
To be crowned the largest racing drone doesn’t come easy, and the conclusion was made based on the size of the drone. Being the largest drone, The Walkera F210 3D Edition has a size of about 182mm and weighing a total of 370g without adding the weight of the battery. The drone is easy to disassemble, and to reassemble, it is not a difficult task, meaning it is ready to fly as it is. Racing drones are often designed to put all of their energy into moving forward, which makes them different from the video or photography drone, which focuses more on hovering. The Walkera F210 has a light weight and an electric motor with a large amount of torque.
The Walkera F210 3D Edition has a higher display camera night vision, which means it can fly in the air even when there is no light. It has a 4S Li-Po battery, which gives it a good battery life that can last about eight to nine minutes during racing. It is suitable for both the expert and the intermediate pilot because it can be easily customized by the pilot.
Finally, the carbon fiber body of the drone is thicker and sturdy; the antennas and the transmitter blob is flexible and will bend rather than break after hitting an obstacle. The Walkera F210 has a lot of flight modes ranging from the beginner to the expert. The drone is impressively fast and easy to fly. For most it’s pricey though. But you can trade in electronics with us for case to help you buy the drone.