Drones are off to the races

Drones are off to the races


“All right, we have an aggressive takeoff,” announcer and fellow drone pilot David Granc of San Antonio said into the mic as the flying objects rose into the sky and took off for the course, some reaching up to 45 mph as they zipped by flags and through air gates. While many of the pilots in attendance Saturday started flying less than a year ago, they’ve quickly taken to the growing sport, searching for places to fly or races to compete in at l…