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Pilots Gather In Phoenix To Race Drones

Published: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 5:08pm
Updated: Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:04am
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David Moquay holds his multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle.

Saturday night unmanned aerial vehicle enthusiasts will gather in Phoenix for a race.

Pilots will be flying aerial multi-rotors, although they try to keep them fairly close to the ground.

Artist David Moquay is one of them. He got interested in drones a few years back when he needed a way to get a new camera angle for a documentary he was working on.

He spoke about how he went from using these machines for art to racing them.

The race is called the Phoenix Cup.

(The FPVLightrax drone race course, filmed by pilot Zachry Thayer)

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