Zephyr being launched. Footage courtesy of QinetiQ
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UK-built UAV is the first 'eternal' plane

The UK-built Zephyr unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has confirmed its place in aviation history as the "first eternal" plane.

The solar-powered craft has completed two weeks of non-stop flight above a US Army range in Arizona and is now being commanded to make a landing.

Footage courtesy of QinetiQ

  • 23 Jul 2010
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