The exhibition AUVSI 2013 by Titan Aerospace project was presented autonomous aircraft powered by solar energy. Solara 50 is capable of carrying a payload to a height of 20,000 feet, and can become relatively cheaper and more versatile alternative to the low-orbit satellites – the time of its battery life without landing can be five years. Fuselage length of 15 meters, a wingspan of 50 meters and weight of 160 kg and a load capacity of 30 kg. Cruising speed unit 111 km / h One base station mounted on a mobile Solara 50 can replace a hundred land-based rigs. Entering the development is scheduled within the next five years.
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