Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods

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Every star wars fan, is amazed by the high-stakes pod races, featured in Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, and will know how much can watching such a spectacle means. Star wars 2A group of drone pilots have performed the task marvelously.Star wars 1

This event was first of its type and was held by Airgonay drone club. After its success, the president of the club Herve Pellarin hopes to inspire like-minded drone fanatics around the globe to start working on such drones.  Star wars 3

Through the 150m course, twenty four participants raced. In the competition, quadcopters and multicopters were customized to obtain the perfect balance between speed and dexterity. Going through the obstacles like trees, rival drones, branches and sharp contrasts in lighting, the racers had to use their skill to get through the forest at speeds as high as 50km/h.Star wars 4

The competition was held for groups of four contestants each. The pilots used goggles to obtain feed from the cameras fitted at the face of the drones. The race was based on three laps through the forest. Which was a big challenge according to the president Pellarin, as going through the forest at such high speeds was a big achievement.Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods17 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods16 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods15 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods14 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods13 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods12 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods11 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods10 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods9 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods8 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods7 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods6 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods5 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods4 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods3 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods2 Real Life Star Wars Pod Races in Woods

According to Pellarin; the club will look to expand by the next year and try attracting international drone pilots and broadcasting the action live from the race.





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