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Sun 18 Sep 2016 01:04 PM

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Drone racing: The sport of the future?

Usually when drones are in the news it’s in relation to a military attack but that seems likely to change thanks to a new sport, drone racing.

It’s already being called the sport of the future with the drones, or quads as the racers call them, flying around obstacle courses at up to 160 kilometres an hour.\n\nChristian Parkinson has been to meet two of the racers taking part in next months drone world championships to find out what the sport is all about and what skills you need to get to the top.\n\n(Source: BBC News YouTube channel)