Drone championship begins in Cappadocia
NEVŞEHİR- Anadolu Agency
As part of the Teknofest, Turkey’s leading aerospace and technology festival, 32 licensed pilots are participating in the competition.
Mehmet Fatih Kacır, the deputy minister of industry and technology, said that the final phase of the championship will be held in Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul and the highest ranking competitors will represent Turkey at the World Drone Championships.
Kacır added that the Teknofest will be organized at the Istanbul Airport between Sept. 17-22 and tens of thousands of young people will participate in 19 different technology competitions.
He stressed that more than half-a-million people visited the four-day Teknofest, which took place at the Istanbul Airport last year.
Anadolu Agency was the global communication partner of the festival, which was ranked the world's second largest aviation event.
Sait Göksal Kervancı, the head of the Drone Racers Sports Club Association, said that the top three winners in the “Turkey Drone Championship” will form Turkish Drone National Team.