Lightweight Aircraft Meets Communication Relay Needs

The record-breaking Zephyr unmanned, solar-powered aircraft is undergoing enhancements by operator Airbus Defense and Space (AD&S) to increase performance and expand its payload. The system, designated HAPS (High-Altitude Pseudo-Satellite) since its acquisition by AD&S from Qinetiq in 2013, is...
Angus Batey

Angus Batey has been contributing to various titles within the Aviation Week Network since 2009, reporting on topics ranging from defense and space to business aviation, advanced air mobility and cybersecurity.

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