Drones In The Desert Race Series Wows Crowd

Orchard Mesa, Colo. –

The Third Annual “Drones In The Desert” capped off it’s Labor Day Weekend action Sunday.

The Western Colorado Drag-way was home to the race series. As drone pilots were looking to collect the fastest three consecutive laps. Winner, Jonathan Fickland of Grand Junction (also ranked in the top 100 of drone pilots in the world) took home the $400 grand prize.

The free event, had free pizza provided by Domino’s. A flight simulator where spectators could try their hands at flying a VR drone, and a program where students could get up close and personal with the pilots. Keep this family friendly event on your radar for next year!

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