Airbus Solar Powered Aircraft Can Fly for 18 Days And Replace 250 Cell Towers

The Airbus Zephyr is the world’s leading solar-electric stratospheric Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), with a wingspan of 25 meters and it weighs less than 75kg. The first stratospheric UAS of its kind, Zephyr provides a persistent and adaptable solution, unlike other unmanned aircraft. Its persistence enables a capability of flying continuously for months at a …

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Airbus CTO Predicts a Quantum Computing Era in Aerospace

Airbus chief technology officer (CTO) Grazia Vittadini predicts a quantum era in aerospace. Vittadini made this prediction in a Wall Street Journal article. Quantum computing research is being applied to tough flight physics problems. This is even with the small quantum computer systems that are available today. Nextbigfuture believes the pre-error corrected quantum computers that …

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