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Solar powered drone flies for more than nine hours

garymortimer (1882326) writes | about a year ago

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garymortimer (1882326) writes "AeroVironment, Inc. today announced that a recent outdoor test flight of a solar-powered prototype version of the company’s proven Puma AE small unmanned aircraft system (UAS), operating with the company’s newest long-endurance battery, lasted 9 hours, 11 minutes – significantly longer than the flight endurance of small UAS being used in the field today."
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