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MichaelKellough 08-24-2008 10:48 PM

Solar/electric pilotless airplane sets record
 
An unmanned solar powered plane stayed aloft for 3 days. According to this article.

Poto 08-24-2008 10:59 PM

Re: Solar/electric pilotless airplane sets record
 
Did it have a Festool engine?

Mirko 08-24-2008 11:03 PM

Re: Solar/electric pilotless airplane sets record
 
I believe it runs off the new C12 brush-less;)

Mirko

plhalle 08-25-2008 12:29 AM

Re: Solar/electric pilotless airplane sets record
 
Well if the US military wants something to stay over the same place airborne for 5 years - per the article - maybe technology will bring us 5 year warranties.

MichaelKellough 08-25-2008 03:33 AM

Re: Solar/electric pilotless airplane sets record
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by plhalle (Post 5598)
Well if the US military wants something to stay over the same place airborne for 5 years - per the article - maybe technology will bring us 5 year warranties.

That would give someone plenty of time to figure out how to shoot it down.


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