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9 Best Racing Drones for Sale – 2017 Buyer’s Guide

Drone racing has taken off in the last few years.

With ESPN broadcasting the Drone Racing League‘s first season last year, even more people have become interested in the growing sport.

But before you can build your skills as an FPV racer, you need the right equipment.

This article reviews some of the best racing drones for sale in 2017.

These FPV quadcopters come ready to fly (RTF) or almost ready to fly (ATR). Minimal setup is needed.

Scroll down to start from the beginning, or check out each racing drone here:

Table of the Best Racing Drones

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1. ARRIS X-Speed 250B

ARRIS X-Speed 250B Racing Drone image

The ARRIS X-Speed 250B comes with all of the right features racers need:

  • Ready to fly with transmitter (remote control) and receiver
  • Adjustable flight parameters
  • Adjustable camera angle
  • Vibration dampening plate to reduce camera wobbling, increase video feed quality, and minimize frame damage in crashes
  • Quality motors and internal wiring

The quadcopter is made out of a carbon/glass fiber composited sheet and comes in an average weight/size for an RTF rig.

If you’re looking for a racing drone that will get you up in the air quickly and effortlessly, check out the ARRIS X-Speed 250B

2. USA Toyz FPV Racing Kit

USA Toyz Drone Racing Kit image

Not interested in piecing together your own rig, finding goggles, and buying the right transmitter?

No problem!

This FPV racing kit from USA Toyz is one of the best I’ve come across. It comes with a light yet durable little quadcopter with a CCD camera for first person viewing.

Its lightweight and strong motors give it some nice speed, and the kit comes with FPV goggles, a controller, and a carrying case. To be honest, you don’t need much more to get into the sport and give it a whirl.

This kit is great for pilots who want to get their racing feet wet.

3. RISE Vusion 250

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The RISE Vusion 250 is one of the best racing drones on the market right now.

It comes with a tough outer casing to help it handle crashes, and the package comes with goggles, an LCD monitor, and a 5.8GHz transmitter standard.

Vusion FPV Race Pack image

Its modular build makes it easy to repair, which is a big help out in the field, and it has a micro SD memory card slot to record and save your races.

The RISE Vusion 250 package is one of the most complete ready-to-fly FPV drones you can find.


ARRIS FPV250 image

ARRIS is one of the most popular brands in RTF racing drones. Their FPV250 quad lives up to expectations.

At under $200, it’s a cheap drone to enter the sport with. However, you do need your own transmitter and battery (the quadcopter comes with a camera).

The drone is lightweight and designed for pilots who want to hit max speed. And its connectors and wiring also make it easy to modify and customize.

5. LHI Full Carbon Fiber FPV Quadcopter

LHI FPV Quadcopter image

This full-carbon racing drone from LHI is a nice, durable choice for adventurous racers who want to test their limits.

The kit comes with a solid 1000TVL camera (good picture quality and no latency) and controller, and it’s pre-assembled and tested before being shipped.

For $300, this quad is a great way to have fun, build your skills, and win some races.

No racing drone is made equal, so make sure you check out a few before making a final decision.

If you’ve gone through the five above and still haven’t found what you’re looking for, check out these quads as well:

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