Zephyr Flies For More Than 25 Days

Credit: Zephyr S: Airbus
LONDON—Airbus’ Zephyr S high-altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) has broken its flight time record by flying nonstop for almost 26 days. The production-standard, solar-powered air vehicle took to the air over the Arizona desert near Yuma on July 11 in the days leading up to the Farnborough Airshow in...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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