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AV News: DroneDazzle - FPV Drone

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Dronedazzle is your flying and buying guide this holiday season! This episode is all about gear for that person who either wants to start flying FPV or who is already an avid flyer. 

DRL Champ NurkFPV several ideas that range from $20 simulators to expensive micro cameras. 

He says it's never a bad idea to ask your current pilot what exactly he or she is looking for, since most FPV pilots are very specific about what kind of gear they want. 

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AV News: 2018 DRL World Champion

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AirVūz couldn't be prouder of Team FPV pilot NurkFPV. Why? Because he is the 2018 DRL Allianz World Champion! NurkFPV has been working towards this goal for 3 years, quitting his full-time job in order to practice 10 hours a day so he could be the best in the world. Hear from NurkFPV the day after his title was announced in this AirVūz News story. 

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AV News: FPV Drone Racing vs. FPV Freestyle

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Drone Racing and FPV Freestyle are some of the fastest growing sports in the world.  Just about every pilot can both race and freestyle fly. They just prefer or specialize in one or the other. In drone racing, pilots focus on creating a quad that is as fast and precise as possible. Racing tracks come in many forms as long as there is a predetermined course. FPV Freestyle is considered a free form of flight. Many freestyle pilots think of it as art or a form of expression.

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AV News: FPV Pilots Catch Trash Dumper

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California-based drone racing pilots Dave Medore and Steven Sauls fly their FPV quads a few times a week in California’s San Jacinto Valley. While out flying for fun in mid-April, both pilots saw something out of the ordinary.  Sauls was able to get the initial footage of what was happening - A man in a pickup illegally dumping trash in the vacant lot about 300 feet from where the pilots were flying.  Watch for more on this story.

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AV News: Drone World Championship Recap

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The week long event that began Monday morning with the Aloha Cup ended Saturday night at the infamous Kauloa Ranch. Pilots from over 30 countries were able to test out new products, taste local grub, and watch the most talented pilots in the world shred air. Zoe Stumbaugh finished second to Shane Traweek in Freestyle, while James Haley beat out his Horizon Hobby teammates for the number one spot in Fixed Wing. Watch now to see more results.

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AV NEWS: DRL Season 3

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The Drone Racing League released THIS video promoting Season 3 of their worldwide circuit. The season, which airs September 6th on ESPN, will continue to up the ante with intense, mile long courses staged in a plethora of exotic locations. Standouts include the infamous Woodward West BMX and Skateboarding Park in California, the BMW Welt in Munich, Germany, Adventuredome amusement park at Circus Circus in Las Vegas, and the first professional drone race in Saudi Arabia.

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AV NEWS: Buy N' Fly FPV Quads

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Tyler Mason caught up with Shaun Taylor at AUVSI Xponential 2018 in Denver, Colorado to talk Bind N' Fly and Ready to Fly racing quads. These mini quads are more prevalent on the race track because of supreme engineering and components that satisfy accomplished pros. The FPV learning curve is getting easier thanks to companies engineering BNF drones that are user-friendly, yet they maintain top drawer specs for the growing talent pool to practice their skills at pro race speed.

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AV News: Brain Drone Racing?

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The applications for mind controlled drones are huge, enabling many people to fly who otherwise couldn't due to physical limitations. The University of Florida held a Brain Drone Racing event and it was mind blowing. Students and professors at the University of Florida held the first brain drone race competition.  With mental willpower and and EEG headset, they were able to navigate through a 10 yard race. Watch for more on how it's possible.

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AV News: Drone STEM: Sport of the Future?

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Schools across the world are finding new ways to get students more involved in learning. Now, one Idaho drone company has teamed up with a popular after school program to bring flight technology into the classroom. Dahlton Grover is the Director of Business Development and Content Coordinator for PCS Edventures where they developed a drone curriculum as an advanced robotics platform for high school students.  PCS Edventures is a leading STEM Program that focuses on hands on learning.

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