Drone racing to become a more accessible sport for South Africans thanks to the launch of Drone Racing Africa (DRA).
“Globally, drone racing is exploding and has already become a mainstream sport in many markets, spurring professional leagues and significant prize-money events such as the World Drone Prix held in Dubai in March and the Drone World Championships hosted last month in Hawaii. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) expects global drone sales to reach 9,4-million units this year, with revenue of $3-billion.
‘The massive growth potential for this sport in Africa impacts numerous industries including education, technology, FMCG and communications. For individuals, there are undeniable career prospects so it’s an incredibly appealing sport,’ says Drone Racing Africa (DRA) CEO Simon Robinson.” Read more at IT-Online.