The International Drone Racing Association (IDRA) has announced that Miracle Flights, the nation´s health and welfare flight organization, is the official charitable partner for the 2018 Drone Racing Series and 2018 Challengers Cup, the company said.
Established in 1985, Miracle Flights provides free commercial air transportation to critically ill children in need of medical care far from home.
Now in its 33rd year, Miracle Flights has provided more than 114,000 free flights to help children with rare and life-threatening conditions gain access to specialized medical care out of state.
UAS/Drone racing is a worldwide sport that utilizes Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Virtual Reality (VR) technology to allow a new breed of innovators to compete on the international stage. There are roughly 100 drone competitions in the US annually and 200 worldwide competitions.
The International Drone Racing Association (IDRA) is a for-profit association founded on the belief that competition drives innovation, and that drone racing is the next evolution of motorsports.
Miracle Flights provides financial assistance to low-income children for commercial air travel to obtain special medical care; to promote awareness of our services through targeted outreach programs; to enlist the help of community-minded people through strategic calls to action.