US-1 Quadcopter Drone Makes 72-Minute Flights Across Nevada Desert

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Impossible Aerospace has announced that its US-1 quadcopter unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has made repeated 72-minute flights across the northern Nevada desert without recharging. The unmodified production aircraft carried a FLIR Duo Pro R camera and HD video transmitter, and flew distances of 29 and 21 miles in 72 minutes with and against the prevailing winds.

Many fixed-wing electric UAVs have flown similar and even greater distances, but most quadcopters typically have a battery life of only around 30 minutes. Quadcopter UAVs typically require more energy per mile but have the...

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