The United States Air Force Renews and Extends Partnership with the Drone Racing League to Celebrate 75 Years of Innovation
The U.S. Air Force and DRL will showcase their mutual dedication to “Innovate, Accelerate, and Thrive” via new cutting-edge content material, immersive gaming and pilot spotlights from Military Appreciation Month via the 2022-23 DRL Algorand World Championship Season
The United States Air Force and the Drone Racing League, the world’s premier, skilled drone racing property, right now introduced a renewal and growth of their partnership, supporting the Air Force’s seventy fifth Anniversary theme to “Innovate, Accelerate, and Thrive.” The partnership is designed to speed up the talents of drone pilots world wide and recruit the following era of innovators into the U.S. Air Force. This 12 months, the league will launch new programming throughout Military Appreciation Month, main into the U.S. Air Force’s seventy fifth anniversary in September, coinciding with their 2022-23 DRL Algorand World Championship Season.
The U.S. Air Force and DRL share a tradition of innovation, centered round technological developments. With 60% of DRL’s followers viewing manufacturers and organizations that companion with DRL as “more innovative” and “on-trend,” the U.S. Air Force will proceed to teach and recruit the league’s Gen Z tech-obsessed, Tech-setter followers as Airmen. Recently named one among FastCompany’s Most Innovative Sports Companies on the earth, DRL transcends sports activities via disruptive know-how, a boundary-pushing ethos, and a brand new period of athletes that compete throughout IRL, esports and the metaverse.
“For the past 75 years, the spirit of innovation has driven the U.S. Air Force and enabled our Airmen to Fly, Fight and Win. As we celebrate our historic milestone, we are proud to expand our partnership with the Drone Racing League, a sport that shares our passion around technology, speed and precision, and inspires their young fans to aim high,” mentioned Lt. Col. Jason Wyche, chief of the nationwide occasions department at Air Force Recruiting Service.
Adding to their co-branded broadcast integrations, digital sequence aimed to show aspiring FPV (First Person View) drone pilots how you can fly, and U.S. Air Force Boneyard maps and drone skins within the DRL SIM, a true-to-life drone racing online game, the U.S. Air Force and DRL will unveil new innovative content material, immersive gaming, course gate, and pilot spotlights all through the 2022-23 DRL Algorand World Championship Season.
“As the nation pays tribute to military members this month, we are thrilled to extend our partnership with the U.S. Air Force as they celebrate their 75th Anniversary. We have a young, global fanbase that follows the U.S. Air Force and loves to discover new career opportunities within technology, innovation and aviation through our sport. We’re excited to take our partnership to the next level, and empower the next generation of pilots to serve our country,” mentioned DRL President Rachel Jacobson.
Leading into Armed Forces Day this Saturday, May 21, DRL will honor Cathyrine “Lilo” Armandie, Lt Col of the U.S. Air Force, as a part of their #WomenTakingOff sequence that highlights ladies leaders in tech, sports activities and aviation. The league may even host a Military Appreciation Month Tournament on their Drone Racing Arcade cell recreation on iOS and Android, providing the highest 75 Leaderboard Winners particular prizes to commemorate the U.S. Air Force’s 75 years of being a separate service from their roots because the Army Air Corps.
Tomorrow, DRL will announce their annual DRL SIM Tryouts, the one player-to-pilot esports event that transforms DRL SIM players into skilled DRL Pilots in a single day.
About the U.S. Air Force
The mission of the U.S. Air Force is to fly, battle and win – airpower anytime, wherever. For 2022, the Air Force Recruiting Service is hiring over 26,000 new Airmen. An emphasis is on recruiting folks with no prior navy service into one among over 130 enlisted profession alternatives. The Air Force recruits to retain, so we recruit the very best and brightest candidates potential, then present them with robust, extremely technical coaching that offers them the fitting abilities to maintain the fight functionality of America’s Air Force. For extra details about Air Force advantages and alternatives, go to www.airforce.com.
About Drone Racing League
The Drone Racing League (DRL) is the world’s premier, skilled drone racing property. The finest drone pilots on the earth fly within the league and hundreds of thousands of followers watch them race on NBC and Twitter. With groundbreaking know-how and immersive competitors, DRL is creating a brand new period of sports activities, bringing drone racing IRL, in digital simulation and within the metaverse.
Founded by Nicholas Horbaczewski in 2015, DRL is a privately held firm headquartered in NYC. For extra info, go to www.drl.io. To be part of the dialog, comply with DRL on Twitter @DroneRaceLeague and Instagram, TikTookay and Facebook @thedroneracingleague.