Commercial/Civil UAV runs primarily on solar power.Sunlight Photonics Inc
Edison, NJ 08817
Jun 03, 2014
Able to carry up to 5 kg payloads and provide ~100 W of electrical power, SUNLINK-5 UAV (unmanned airborne vehicle) is capable of working at altitudes to 10,000 ft, can operate exclusively on solar power, and provides persistent presence in excess of 8 hr. Airframe, made from composite materials with integrated solar cells, is built to withstand multiple launches and landings, winds, and turbulence. Complete system includes autopilot, ground control station, and associated software.