FARNBOROUGH — Airbus Defense & Space expects its Zephyr high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) remotely piloted airplane to break the world endurance record it set in July 2010 at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, when it flew for more than two weeks - or 336 hours, 22 min. The company is expecting to launch the aircraft on a longer-endurance flight within the next month. The firm is unable to confirm the customer the flight is being carried out for, the nature of the payload the ...
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