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While the trailer for next year’s Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens earlier this month made fans go absolutely crazy, a group of French drone designers and engineers made something a little less ‘far, far away’, that is, a drone race similar to the one seen in the iconic film series.
With all the drones taking part having an on-board camera, the amazing scenes of the drones whizzing around the trees is enough to whet the appetite of any science-fiction fan.
The pilots of these buzzing machines are sadly not R2D2-like autonomous robots, but the designers themselves.
The competition for first place in one of the first ever drone races was fierce.