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Racing Drone Sets Guinness Speed Record at 163 MPH
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Default Racing Drone Sets Guinness Speed Record at 163 MPH - 07-17-2017, 07:11 | posts: 29,233 | Location: Guru3D testlab

The Drone Racing League (DRL) has managed to build the fastest drone in the world: the DRL RacerX, which is actually capable of reaching a top speed of 179.6 MPH, has claimed the Guinness World Record...

Racing Drone Sets Guinness Speed Record at 163 MPH
   
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How the hell such a small drone can grab so much air with those tiny propellers to be able to achive these insane speeds!? On what rpm motors are working on those, 30K, 50K, more?
   
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Default 07-17-2017, 14:04 | posts: 239 | Location: Mtl

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How the hell such a small drone can grab so much air with those tiny propellers to be able to achive these insane speeds!?
Negative pressure, inertia and a lot of electrical current!
   
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Default 07-17-2017, 15:03 | posts: 5,515 | Location: EU, CZ, Brno

I am into RC and electronics. But I prefer slow as hell bi-plane. It is more enjoyable to control. And can stay in air much longer with same battery.
   
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