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 AlphaPilot – Lockheed Martin AI Drone Racing Innovation Challenge AlphaPilot – Lockheed Martin AI Drone Racing Innovation Challenge

If you like racing, coding and drones then you can’t miss the AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge. Lockheed Martin (a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide) and The Drone Racing League (DRL) challenge you to participate to this open innovation challenge, developing artificial intelligence (AI) for high-speed racing drones.

 AlphaPilot – Lockheed Martin AI Drone Racing Innovation Challenge AlphaPilot – Lockheed Martin AI Drone Racing Innovation Challenge

 

Enter the AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge today for your chance to master autonomous flight and win more than $2,000,000 in cash prizes.

 

The future of racing is finally here: AlphaPilot will challenge teams of up to 10 participants each to design an AI framework (build on the NVIDIA Jetson platform) capable of flying a drone without any human intervention or navigational pre-programming. These AI Drones will race head-to-head through complex, three-dimensional tracks in DRL’s new Artificial Intelligence Robotic Racing (AIRR) Circuit, starting this year.

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Blade Scimitar LRX

Horizon Hobby introduced the new Blade Scimitar LRX FPV Quadcopter Bind and Fly. The model arrives already build and is designed for long range and long flight times. The Scimitar LRX has the agility of a FPV Racer, with his 7” propeller, four powerfull outrunner 1400Kv brushless motor and a 6S 45A DShot-capable 4-in-1 ESC.

Blade Scimitar LRX

The frames has a integrated HD camera capable of recording 1080p at 30 FPS and transmitting 720p in downlink video mode with a Spektrum VT1000 video transmitter offers 25-200-600mW power options.

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Blade® Scimitar® 110 FPV BNF Basic Quadcopter

The Blade Scimitar 110 BNF Basic, distributed by Horizon Hobby, brings the best features to an impressively capable micro drone. This quadcopter comes pre-built, tuned, and ready to rip right out of the box: all you have to do is add your charged battery, Spektrum transmitter and favorite FPV monitor or headset. The ideal backyard racer, it boasts a carbon fiber main frame and durable pod protecting all vital electronics.

The Blade Scimitar 110 BNF Basic mounts an F3 Betaflight compatible flight controller comes pre-programmed and professionally tuned for a rock solid flight experience. Betaflight OSD displays user-programmable flight data such as flight time, battery voltage, call sign, video frequency, and much more.

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Inductrix FPV HD

Horizon Hobby has just presented the new Blade Inductrix FPV HD Ready To Fly mini drone. The model arrives already set up with everything you need to start having fun. Among the features, we find four brushless motors with protected propellers, orientation LEDs, an adjustable HD camera capable of recording 1080p at 30 FPS and transmitting 720p in downlink video mode.

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Do you like Drone Racing and you dream to start to compete? Now you can enter to win a $75,000 contract to race as the official Swatch pilot in the 2019 DRL Season.

Just download on your PC the latest version of the Drone Racing League SIM (that has been uploaded today on STEAM) and enter the Tryouts and start flying. If you complete the track in less than 9 minutes and you’re automatically eligible to participate in the 2019 live eSport tournament that will be held next year in Las Vegas, NV on February 9th.

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Blade Inductrix FPV

Today, Horizon Hobby has annunced the new Blade Inductrix FPV brushless drone. This mini quadcopter use SAFE technology makes flying simple and the ducted propeller design allows you to bounce off walls and objects without crashing. The new main frame have 4 brushless motors, 4-in-1 ESC and the new CMOS camera 25mW video transmitter, that’s more than capable of traversing larger spaces, and friendly to other pilots.

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