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25 days, 23 hours, 57 minutes: Airbus’ Solar-Powered Drone Completes Record Maiden Flight

Airbus has announced the smooth landing and world record flight of the first production aircraft of its Zephyr programme, the Zephyr S HAPS (High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite). The solar-powered drone took off on July 11th in Arizona and landed over 25 days later. Airbus said in a statement that “This maiden flight of the solar-powered Zephyr […]

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