Drones Swarm Governors Island

By Adrian Ma / WNYC

In the midst of all the negative publicity about drones in warfare and surveillance, hundreds of people are expected to descend on Governors Island this weekend to see the remote-controlled machines in a different context: the second-annual National Drone Racing Championships.


"You feel like you're flying ... Your heart rate goes through the roof. You start sweating ... It's very, very visceral."  -- Conrad Miller, Professional Drone Racer