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This Chase Footage of an FPV Drone Tracking a Roller Coaster is Incredible

FPV drone racer Viggo Koch was recently hired by Liseberg Amusement Park in Gothenburg, Sweden, to film their roller coaster, HELIX. The resulting chase footage is amazing and offers an interesting new perspective of a roller coaster. For those curious, Viggo’s setup can be seen below: Drone setup: Prototype frame Diatone mamba stack T-motor f40pro 2400kv popo Tattu R-line 1800 4s battery Foxeer falkor fpv cam TBS unify pro HV TBS crossfire nano, T antenna Foxeer lollipop 3 vtx antenna GoPro hero 6&7 black Other gear: Fatshark HD3 goggles with…

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Drone Racing League raises a $20M Series B ahead of its 2nd season

Drone Racing League has closed on $20M in Series B funding, led by U.K telecommunications company Sky, Liberty Media Corporation (which owns the Formula 1 racing brand) and Lux Capital. This new funding means that the league has now raised over $32M in three rounds.Allianz (who is also the title sponsor of DRL) and World Wrestling Entertainment also joined the round as new investors in the startup. As a refresher, Drone Racing League was founded in 2015 to capitalize on the trend of amateur drone racing and is now by…

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