The first World Drone Prix 2016 drone racing championship in Dubai ended, and the 15-year-old Briton Bannister was the winner, the leader of the Platztornado X-Blades Banni UK, which received the main prize of $ 250,000. The drone of this team was able to become the best of the 150 other drones, defeating the team of the hosts Dubai Dronetek, which was considered the favorite of the competition. By the way, bronze went to the Russian team VS Meshcheriakov, the pilot of which is Vladimir Meshcheryakov. Also, the team from our country was awarded a special prize for the fastest circle.
High -speed drones with front chambers took part in the competitions. The image from video cameras in real time was broadcast by a pilot on virtual reality glasses. Participants needed to fly through illuminated check -enters (gates) installed over the entire length of the highway, and come to the finish line first.