Avic Plans To Fly Operational Near-Space Drone In 2021

XIAN, China—Avic is working toward flying an operational near-space, solar-powered drone in 2021, following a decision this year to proceed with a demonstrator of 50-m (164-ft.) wingspan. In October 2018 an Avic design and research organization, the First Aircraft Institute, flew a solar-powered...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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