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The sport has been described as a video game brought to life, and its appeal has not gone unnoticed in Japan. Several drone race organizations have emerged over the past few years, including the Japan Drone Racing Association (JDRA) and the Japan Drone League (JDL). Pilots fly drones equipped with cameras that transmit real-time video footage to screens inside their goggles, giving them a virtual first-person view of the flight. The world speed record for a racing drone currently stands at an eye-watering 163.5 miles per hour (263 kilometers per hour), although speeds of 80 miles per hour are more common during competition. Read the full story online. (Mark Thompson photos)
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