Friday, September 5, 2008

QinetiQ's Zephyr breaks flight time record for unmanned aircraft

The Zephyr aircraft flies purely by solar power.

(Credit: QinetiQ)

After 16 days, the Olympics concluded with 43 world records being broken. However, there’s now another record that’s no less exciting.

QinetiQ claimed Sunday that its propeller-driven aircraft called Zephyr flew for 83 hours and 37 minutes nonstop, …

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