US Army Zephyr UAV test flight continues shattering endurance records

US Army Zephyr UAV

There’s no longer any question about whether the US Army’s experimental flight of the solar-powered Zephyr UAV will break the aerial endurance record, only by how much the craft will shatter that mark with each additional day it remains aloft.

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New BAE ‘pseudo satellite’ can remain aloft at 70,000 feet for a year

British aeronautic and defense giant BAE Systems has developed a solar-powered, stratosphere-flying drone that can act as a backup option to disabled communications satellites.

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