MultiGP Registers 11,000 Drone Racing Pilots in Under 2 Year…

Screen Shot 2016-10-25 at 9.09.30 AMIn a further testament to the growing appeal of drone racing, MultiGP a major drone racing league has announced that it has reached a milestone. Last month MultiGP registered its 11,000th pilot. The racing league is under two years old an amazing accomplishment from a racing league less thantwo years old. “MultiGP is proud of our programming which is designed to unite the drone racing community with events that generate competition and lasting friendships,” says Michael Gianoutsos, Chief Marketing Officer of MultiGP.

MultiGP has  close to 400 chapters nationwide, and 800 chapters worldwide.  Local MultiGP race chapters often hold “Fun Flys”, where they welcome the general public to come out and experience First Person View (FPV) drone racing for themselves. Many pilots carry a spare set of FPV goggles, so a spectator can “ride along” with the pilot as they speed through gates and obstacles.

“It is very exciting to help grow a new sport”, said Chris Thomas (@Multi_GP), President and CEO of MultiGP. “Now our next milestone will be 4000 drone races.”

On any given weekend, drone pilots from every state in the nation assemble to challenge each other to see who is the fastest pilot around. Points are tallied and tabulated throughout the year, letting pilots know where they stand in the ranks, leading up to the National Championships. This year’s National

At a recent championship in Muncie, In., at the Academy of Model Aeronautics headquarters, over 140 pilots turned out making it the largest First Person View (FPV) drone race to date accoridng to MultiGP.

Here is a video of a MultiGP race held at night in Phoenix.

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