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China just flew a 130-foot, solar-powered drone designed to stay in the air for months

The CH-T4 has already set a national flight record.
CH-T4 Solar Drone Electric UAV China CAAA

CH-T4

While it has a wingspan of over 130 feet, the CH-T4 only weighs about 880 pounds—with payload.

China Daily

Meet China's huge solar-powered drone, a 130-foot-wide machine designed to fly at more than 65,000 feet, for days on end. How? A super lightweight body and renewable energy tech that can power all eight of its electrical propellers.

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