Learn about Solar Powered Flight in this educational video from dizzo95.
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Speaker: The solar powered flight offers the possibility of remaining perpetually in the air like a satellite within the atmosphere. The pilot less path factor created in 1994 by aero -- is a major step towards realizing that goal. This ultra light has a one hundred foot wings span made almost entirely of solar panels. The panels convert the sun's energy to electricity, which powers the planes hedge -- 1.5 horse power motors. Later designs will be able to store enough electricity to allow the drone to fly through the night and they'll possess the stability and power to remain above the cloud cover in thin upper regions of the edge. Eternal planes such as this one may one day provide important storm tracking services, military observations and communication capabilities.