Zephyr Solar Record

The QinetiQ Zephyr unmanned solar plane has just shattered the world record for unmanned long duration flight by completing two weeks of non-stop flight at Yuma, Arizona, easily passing the previous official 30 hour record set back in 2001 by Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4A Global Hawk . QinetiQ is a UK defence and research company that designed the Zephyr to be ultra-light, so light in fact that it is …