The second international festival of drone racing Rostec
Drone Festival will be held in Moscow on August 24 and 25.
The event is organized by the All-Russia society of Sports
and Physical Training "Trudivye Reservy"( Labor reserves)
together with Drone Sports Global and with the support of
"Technodinamika" holding of the Rostec State Corporation.
The drone racing festival of will gather the best aces of
aerobatics on its site. This year, 32 professional pilots,
including from the USA, China, Korea, Germany, Italy, France,
Great Britain, Latvia and Poland, will participate in the
"Drone racing is a high-tech sport, it is rapidly gaining
popularity all over the world, – commented the event "Technodinamika"
General Director of Igor Nasenkov. – For the "Technodinamika""
the development of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is one of
the most important areas for us. We are pleased that young
people are showing great interest in this area. After all,
new technologies are the future, and even now UAV control
specialists are in demand in many industries."
By the beginning of the festival a two-level race track with
suspended structures and a tunnel for the spectators, along
which everyone will be able to pass and see the race from
its epicenter, will be constructed in Gorky Park.
In addition, guests will have the opportunity to try
themselves as professional pilots and master drone control
on a computer simulator, as well as listen at master classes
from professional pilots about the trends and innovations in
the world of unmanned aerial vehicles.
The program of the event will consist of a qualification
race, in which both professionals and amateurs will be able
to try their hand at passing the race track and objectively
assess their own level of piloting, as well as competitions
of the strongest Russian and foreign professional racers.
The best Russian pilots are going to compete for the title
of the winner: they are 2018 Russia champion Kirill
Fedukovich and sixteen-year-old Drone Sports Global team
leader Platon Maximov.