Virtual pilots fly drones in Star-Wars-style race


Stomach-dropping speed and stunts are the norm in first-person drone racing. For pilots, it can lead to a kind of out-of-body experience. As the drones zip through race courses or stunt runs, they sometimes come upon their pilots, watching themselves drive the instrument of observation. Many pilots report being startled by their physical selves as they fly around immersed in the drone’s eye view. Full story in Newscientist.

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