There is a Future for the Future of Drone Racing

The true future of drone racing lies within the practical hands and inquisitive, curious, and aspiring minds of young drone hobbyists, like the sixteen students from the E.L. Crossley Secondary School located in Fonthill, Ontario, Canada. The students recently connected with the Niagara FPV Squad ("NFS"), spear headed by current president Abbey Solomon, in order to promote drone building and first-person-view ("FPV") drone racing within the school. The partnership sprung up naturally when Solomon met a teacher, Sharon Keller, from the school while sharpening his drone racing abilities at the school park, a territory which has been adopted as the NFS's home racing turf. This encounter between Solomon and Keller is but another reminder that in addition to being highly entertaining, drones, drone flying, and the sport of drone racing, like any other sport, brings people and communities together. From robotics, to electronics, to physics, science,  computer science, math, and much more, the fun and entertaining nature of drones and racing drone also offer a unique educational experience for young aspiring, curious, and inquisitive minds to learn and grow from. That last year's inaugural World Drone Prix in Dubai was won ($250,000 in prize money) by a 15 years old British teenager may serve not only as further inspiration for the future of drone racing, but as a reminder that there is a future drone racing. 

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