Drone racing is taking off in Los Angeles, reports the New York Times. Hobbyists have been organizing races for small quadcopters in warehouses throughout Southern California this year. Drone pilots fly their drones using a small camera, virtual reality headset, remote control and video-game-like reflexes. The newly formed International Drone Racing Association said it will organize a world drone racing championship in Hawaii next year, complete with a $100,000 purse.
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