MANCHING, Germany—Airbus officials say they are working with weather experts to improve forecasting and modeling in a bid to avoid the kind of accidents that have plagued development of its solar-powered Zephyr high-altitude pseudo satellite (HAPS). Two Zephyrs have been lost in weather-related incidents since the company began testing production-standard air vehicles at Wyndham, Western Australia, a site selected because of its reliable weather conditions. The first accident, in ...

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