Skydweller Tests Systems For Unmanned Solar Impulse 2

Skydweller takes off at sunrise from Albacete, Spain, to test unmanned flight control system.
Credit: Skydweller Aero
Skydweller Aero has flight tested the control system to be used in conversion of the Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered round-the-world aircraft into a long-endurance unmanned aircraft. The flight, with a pilot onboard, was conducted on April 18 from Albacete, Spain. The flight tested the initial...
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