Singapore Students Fly Solar-Powered Quadcopter

Students at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have flown a quadcopter drone entirely powered by sunlight. The prototype has reached altitudes exceeding 10 m (30 ft.) in flight tests, using only solar power with no battery or other energy storage on board. In December, a spin-off from the...

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