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Zephyr Solar-Powered HALE UAV

Wingspan (Prototype Flown September 2007)

22.5m

Weight

50kg

Maximum Height

7.2m

Maximum Payload

2.5kg

Cruise Speed

Approximately 20km/h

Altitude

Over 70,000ft

Endurance (2007 Trials Prototype)

54 hours

Production Endurance Target

Up to 3 months

Endurance (2010 Trials Prototype)

336 hours and 22 minutes

Solar Panels

Amorphous silicon arrays

Solar Panel Power Output

Up to 1.5 kW

Batteries

Rechargable lithium sulphur batteries

Two-bladed Propellers

2

Manufacturer

QinetiQ

Contractors/Suppliers

Amorphous silicon arrays: United Solar Ovonic; Lithium sulphur batteries: Sion Power
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