OSU Dragonfly / Pterosoar
Страна: США
Год: 2006

Pterosoar-B is an autonomous, battery-powered aircraft designed to break FAI world aviation records. It set two world records in closed course distance (two waypoints spaced 500m apart) and duration during a single mission. The hand-launched mission took place on June 30,2008 in Chilocco, Oklahoma, involved 122 laps with an official range flown of 122km (75.8 miles) over six hours, 15 minutes and 56 seconds.
Dragonfly was another aircraft designed to break official world aviation endurance and range records in the electric-powered, 5kg class. To date Dragonfly has set world records for continuous time aloft and distance to goal and return.
This shot shows a high-altitude demonstrator UAV on take-off from the Oklahoma Training Center.