26 May '14, 10am

Sunlight Photonics unveils the world's first commercially available solar-powered drone: Sunlight Photonics In...

Sunlight Photonics Inc. (Edison, New Jersey, U.S.) has launched a new solar-powered unmanned airborne vehicle (“drone”) for commercial and civil uses in the low- to medium-altitude range. The company states that this is the first commercially available drone which is capable of operating exclusively on solar photovoltaic (PV) power. Due to the use of PV as the primary power source, the SUNLINK-5 can perform day-long missions, operating at altitudes up to 3,000 meters. Sunlight Photonics names wireless communications, precision agriculture, land surveys, wildfire and wildlife monitoring, and border patrol as potential applications of the drone. The company says that the SUNLINK-5 has a flight endurance “second to none” in its class size. It also stresses the drone's robustness and durability, noting that it is able to withstand multiple launches and landings, high winds, he...

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