Morgantown, WV, August 02, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- WV Motorsports is proud to present high-speed drone racing to North Central West Virginia, the first event of this kind in their state. Twenty skilled pilots from West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio will be competing for prizes and glory on a custom-designed course. The pilots will be utilizing first-person view (FPV) to pilot their specialized aircraft via live video links and RC control.
The race has been sponsored by the newly formed West Virginia chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics ( https://www.aiaa.org/default.aspx ), the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. The event has also been sanctioned by the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA).
The race will begin at 2:00PM on the sports field, with rounds running throughout the day. The cost of admission for race spectators is included with entry to the fair.
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WV Rotorsports - http://wvrotorsports.com
About WV Rotorsport:
Founded in 2016 by Joshua Shreve and Anthony Svingos, WV Rotorsports (www.wvrotorsports.com) is a Tier II MultiGP chapter based out of Clarksburg, WV. They seek to legitimize, publicize, and popularize the sport of FPV drone racing by holding regular events and promoting responsible drone ownership and operation.
MultiGP is the largest professional drone racing league which hosts frequent competitive gatherings and casual events within its network of over 500 active MultiGP Chapters and 19,000 registered pilots world-wide. MultiGP nurtures its Chapters by providing tools, guidance and community to make drone racing fun, organized and rewarding for pilots, Chapter Organizers and spectators. Programming such as the National Championship, Regional Series, International Open, Universal Time Trial Tracks and Chapter Tiers are designed to allow the drone racing community to compete in an easily accessible yet structured format with the goal of progressing the sport. MultiGP is the Academy of Model Aeronautics Special Interest Group for First Person View (FPV) Racing. For more information, go to www.MultiGP.com.
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