The future sport of drone racing
Richard Rowland & Leo Whitfield
BFPVRA Committee member / British Champion 2018
This seminar will give you an inside view into the upcoming sport of Drone Racing from the perspective of a top level racer and a National event organiser. Find out about the successes, failures and challenges faced as drone racing grows, what the future entails, as well the technological advances in drone equipment.
About the speakers
Richard has been involved with drones since 2011 and part of the racing scene since it started in 2015. Creating the UK Drone Racing League and Calendar has helped the UK racing scene grow and develop from the grassroots level all the way up to National competition.
In 2017 Richard was elected onto the committee of the British FPV Racing Association where he still holds a position now.
Leo started flying drones aged 14 having found his way into the hobby through YouTube videos. Now at 19 he is the current British National champion, and was the 2017 Danish National champion, his journey into drone racing has taken him across the world as he competes in races.