Air International 2020-02
M.Broadbent - Aiming High /Technology/
The HAWK30 lifts off from Edwards Air Force Base in California on its first flight in September 2019.
With a wingspan of 256ft (78m), the HAWK30 is wider than an Airbus A380 super jumbo is long.
The first picture of the HAWK30 system developed by HAPSMobile.
AeroVironment, which previously built the Pathfinder and Helios solar-powered aircraft, is a partner in HAPSMobile.
HAPSMobile's HAWK30 system is designed to fly at 65,000ft, the HAWK30 will be used in communications relay.