Craft Requirements

  • 6 inch diameter maximum propeller size
  • Frame size 330 millimeter max
  • Multirotor craft with a min of 3 motors
  • 4S maximum LiPo battery
  • Must be capable of up to 3-minute race durations
  • Brushless only

Video Requirements

Power Output: see event page for details (June 25th event requires 200mw vtx's). If using digital (connex) please ensure your vtx is set to a static output power.

Channels: 40 channels, Race band capable

TBS 7” diversity monitor ground stations will be supplied and available to all Pilots. Pilots have the option to use their own ground station (analog or digital). Flight line space and power priority will be given to the supplied TBS ground stations. The WCDRL will not take any responsibility for your personal ground station.

Recommended Video Transmitters

A  200mw  switchable 40 channel  VTX is recommended. Video transmitter output will be tested at the beginning of race day.

All pilots must completely understand all operations of their VTX and be able to switch channels and power, as required by track and race officials. In all non-racing cases, VTX’s must be powered off.  Channels will be pre-assigned before the races. Racers must be able to switch channels and antennas on their VTX with relative ease if required by the race director.

RH and LH Antennas

Unless using a digital system, Racers must bring both RHCP and LHCP antennas. Dipole/Linear antennas are not permitted.

Goggle Requirements

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Pilots with fatshark goggles will be able to plug into  supplied ground stations with the provided cables. If you have other goggles you may bring your own rca adapter.

Insurance Requirements

All participants must have acceptable and adequate insurance policies (General Liability and Aviation/Event Specific) in place before participating in any aspect of the event. MAAC Members are covered. For more information CFDR provided insurance, please visit this link http://canadianfederationfordroneracing.com/insurance/

Emergency or Fail-Safe Procedures

  • All fail safe must be set to drop and demonstrated if required by race director
  • Demonstrate Arm and Disarm engagement