Solar-Powered Plane Smashes World Record For Longest Unmanned Flight duration unmanned flight

“Zephyr, launched by hand, is described as an “ultra-lightweight carbon-fibre aircraft” with a wingspan measuring up to 18 metres (59ft) and weighing 30kg (66lb).

During the daytime it flies on solar power and by night it is driven by rechargeable lithium-sulphur batteries that are recharged during the day using solar power”…. <More> 


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