Latvijas atklātais kauss sacīkšu droniem 2022 – 1st stage

DATE CHANGED TO 15.05.2022

On May 14, 2022, in Barbele (56.4631802972404, 24.61620462807434), the 1st stage of the Latvian Open Cup for racing drones will take place. time plan for the day:

  • Arrival from 10:00
  • Track walk / safety briefing – 10:30
  • Qualifying flights – 11:00
  • Elimination flights – 16:30
  • Finals – 17:30
  • Rewarding – 17:50

Specific technical requirements for aircraft:

  • LEDs are optional but desirable
  • Video – Analog transmitters ONLY, with RHCP antenna, fast switching between channels F1 (5740), B3 (5771), B6 ​​(5828), F7 (5860)
  • Remote control and video transmitters must comply with the requirements specified in the regulatory enactments of the Republic of Latvia.

Registration for the competition:
F9U rules:
Calculation of points for the overall season rating:
Participation fee 20 €, for young people (up to 18 years old) 10 €

In case of questions:

N.B: this translation is result from google translate service 🙂

Tomass Pētersons wins “Riga drone race”!

During “Riga Sports night” in the heart of the city, Riflemen square an international “Riga drone race” was held, organized by “Drone Racing Latvia”.

This race was also one of “HOBIzone Drone Racing League” events, that is why the best Latvian and Estonian pilots took part.

Quite a unique race place meant that pilots used drones up to 150 grams max, still managing to make an excellent show for spectators! Extra bonus was the LED lights throughout the course making the race extra spectacular.

In the short but challenging course, pilots raced in 5 lap races – 5th place wen to Roman Elmaa (Ehitaja). In the big final 4th was Āris Muitinieks (SATFPV), 3rd Kārlis Gross (Karlis), 2nd place went to “GG fest” race winner Meelis Vaan (MV), but the win at “Riga drone race” to Latvian Tomass Pētersons (ToPe)!