Solar-Powered Skydweller Completes First Autonomous Flights


Skydweller takes off on its first autonomous flight from Albacete airbase in Spain.

Credit: Skydweller Aero
Skydweller Aero has conducted the first fully autonomous flights of its solar-powered, heavy-payload, long-endurance uncrewed aircraft after equipping the former Solar Impulse 2 with an internally developed fly-by-wire flight control system. U.S.-Spanish startup Skydweller acquired the Solar Impulse...

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