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British team fly rings around the Swiss in Brussels

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 00:53

Drone racing teams dodge the obstacles in Belgian park

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QUALITY AS INCOMING SHOWS: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (SEPTEMBER 23, 2017) (SMARAGD MEDIA - ACCESS ALL) 1. START OF THE FINAL, BRITISH NEXXBLADES RACING TEAM IN GREEN, SWITZERLAND'S FPVRACING.CH TEAM IN BLUE 2. DRONES FLY AROUND THE COURSE 3. ON BOARD VIEW FROM A DRONE, TRAVELLING THROUGH HOOPS, DOWN AVENUE OF TREES 4. VIEW OF DRONES FLYING DOWN COLONNADE 5. BLUE DRONE HITS OBSTACLE AND DROPS OUT OF RACE 6. ON BOARD VIEW FROM DRONE OF ADAM BLACKBURN, YOUNGEST COMPETITOR 7. NEXXBLADES TEAM CELEBRATE AFTER WINNING, SWISS TEAM SECOND AND TEAM GEMFAN THIRD STORY: The NEXXBlades Racing team beat Switzerland's FPVRacing.CH in Brussels, Belgium on Saturday (September 23) in the third round of the drone champions series. Billed as a British team, NEXXBlades relied on Poland's Mac Poschwald too as they scored 250 points to beat the Swiss team's 220. Also in the NEXXBlades team is the youngest competitor, nine-year-old Adam Blackburn. The racing took place around the park in Mont des Arts square in Brussels and featured a dive over the flowerbeds, a flight down an avenue of trees and a swoop through a colonnade as well as hoops and other gates. After a day of elimination heats, the final was held at night and was watched by hundreds of spectators. There are six race meetings in the series with a trip to the caves of Romania's Salina Turda next. After three rounds, FPVRacing.ch lead with 660 points, NEXXBlades are second with 450 and Rotorama are third with 430.

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British team fly rings around the Swiss in Brussels

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 00:53