In cooperation with Southwest Pod Racing (SWPR), the Balloon Museum is pleased to present Balloon Museum Pod Racing, New Mexico’s only FPV drone racing series.
- Pilots, Click Here for BMPR IX race information and an online registration form. Consider purchasing a BMPR Pod Pass to receive discounts on race entry fees and other benefits, and your annual fee directly supports the BMPR series!
- Click Here to read BMPR Racing Rules
- To provide input or ask questions about the Rules, please email Paul Garver, Balloon Museum Manager, .
A Great Spectator Air Sport, and Fun for All Ages!
BMPR IX includes racing, live video feeds, hands-on simulators, educational demonstrations, entry to the museum’s exhibitions, and much more!
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Inspired by the origin of SWPR’s name, we call our series Balloon Museum Pod Racing. BMPR is an exciting, unique, and high-performance air sport experience for all ages. Pilots fly quad-copter drones through gates and around flags or other obstacles at high speed. The drones they fly are agile and fast, and pilots steer them by wearing first-person-view (FPV) goggles that display a live video image transmitted from the drone itself. Visitors are also able to watch this in-flight video on TV screens!