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100% Solar-Powered Quadcopter Flies Without Batteries

A team of student engineers from the National University of Singapore has built a quadcopter drone powered entirely by sunlight. The prototype has flown above 10 meters (about 33 feet) in test flights with no onboard battery or any other storage system, according to a press release. The drone is constructed from lightweight carbon fiber and weighs only 2.6 kilograms (about 5.7 pounds) and has a surface area of about 4 square meters (43 square feet). It features 148 silicon solar cells, four...

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