Zephyr Pseudo-Satellite Aims for Endurance Record

Airbus’ first production Zephyr S solar-powered high-altitude unmanned aircraft has begun its first test flight, with the goal of beating the endurance record of 14 days set by the Zephyr 7 in July 2010. With a wing span of 25 m (82 ft.), but weighing less than 75 kg (165 lb.), the stratospheric...

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