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Airbus’s Zephyr S – 60 Days of Nonstop Flight – And Counting!

Airbus’s Zephyr S - 60 Days of Nonstop Flight - And Counting!
It may look like the biggest slow-flight RC model you’ve ever seen, but Airbus’s Zephyr S is actually a High-Altitude Platform Station, and it’s setting records for the longest uncrewed flight ever. As this is being written, it is still airborne after over two months in flight! Launched by the U.S. Army on June 15, 2022 from Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, Zephyr S has solar panels on top of its 82-foot wing that power...


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Airbus’s Zephyr S – 60 Days of Nonstop Flight – And Counting!

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