A British 15-year-old won $250,000 at a drone-racing tournament in Dubai

Luke Bannister drone racingYouTube/World Drone PrixLuke Bannister in Dubai.

A British teenager has won the first “World Drone Prix” in Dubai after beating 150 teams in Dubai.

Engadget reports that the winner, 15-year-old Luke Bannister, will receive $250,000 (£174,000) in prize money.

Drone racing works by attaching camera to the drones. Pilots wear a special screen that looks like a VR headset to “see” what the drone sees as they steer it around a course.

Here’s a video of Bannister winning the tournament in Dubai:


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