Friday, June 18, 2021 – 16:21 | Last Updated : 18 06 2021 – 16:21
The world’s best drone racers are preparing to compete in the World Drone Championship, which will be held at Atatürk Airport between 23-26 September as part of the TEKNOFEST Aviation, Space and Technology Festival.
The world’s best drone racers are counting down the days to compete in the world’s biggest festival, TEKNOFEST. “Drone Racing”, which has been held since 2018, won the title of “the best sporting event in the world” at the Event Production Awards and where the fastest pilots take part, STM Defense Technologies carried out under his direction. This year, 32 athletes from 32 countries will participate in the World Drone Cup, which was held last year in Rumkale on a specially prepared track among historical and natural beauties, where 16 licensed pilots competed fiercely. The name that will compete on behalf of Turkey will be determined at the end of the Turkey Drone Championship. In the championship, whose applications will end on June 20, the first prize will be 30,000 TL, the second prize will be 20,000, and the third prize will be 10,000 TL.
In the World Drone Cup, which is a very important event for enthusiasts, the pilots will compete on specially prepared challenging tracks with vehicles designed and assembled by themselves. High speed and maneuverability; The competition, which will include vehicles designed entirely based on the user’s control ability, will also be the scene of exciting images.
The Only Festival With Feet On The Ground TEKNOFEST
TEKNOFEST, which aims to raise awareness of technology and science in the whole society, and to increase the human resources trained in the fields of science and engineering, continues to support the work of young people on the technologies of the future. With the aim of increasing the interest of young people in producing and developing national technology, in order to support the projects of thousands of young people working in these fields, a total of over 7 million TL of material support is provided to the teams that passed the qualifying stage this year. TEKNOFEST Aviation, Space and Technology Festival is under the management of Turkish Technology Team Foundation and TR Ministry of Industry and Technology, among which Turkey’s leading technology companies, public, It is organized together with 71 stakeholder institutions, including media organizations and universities. To be a part of the TEKNOFEST Aviation, Space and Technology Festival, which will be held in Istanbul again between September 21-26 and to make your applications, it will be enough to visit https://teknofest.org/yarismalar.html. www.teknofest.org