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Drone Racers Compete for $125K at FAI Final in China

Drone Racers Compete for $125K at FAI Final in China

Courtesy of FAI More than 100 drone racers will compete for a purse of $125,000 at the third annual 2019 World Drone Racing Championship Grand Final in China, Dec. 11-14. The race is sanctioned by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (World Air Sports Federation). Located 186 miles south of Shanghai, Xiangshan Ningbo is a small, coastal city sporting a newly built ...

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China Drone Attack on Crop-Eating ‘Monster’ Shows 98% Kill Rate

China Drone Attack on Crop-Eating ‘Monster’ Shows 98% Kill Rate

An army of drones deployed to fight a crop-devouring pest in a southern area of China has recorded a mortality rate of as high as 98%, according to the manufacturer. XAG, a Guangzhou-based drone maker, teamed up with Germany’s Bayer Crop Science in a drone swarm operation to kill the fall armyworm in China’s Guangxi region. The autonomous devices, loaded ...

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