First amateur drone flight around the world
We want to invite you to apply part of a team to send the first amateur drone around the world. It is now possible due to recent advances in technology.
power to weight ratio of batteries
efficient solar cells
satellite telemetry System that weighs only 250 grams
flight control SOFTWare
We have a straw-man proposal and private funding intended to generate discussion. However, we need a volunteer team of collaborate on different parts of the plan. A project of this magnitude takes a smart team. We want to invite you to be a part of it.
5 meters fixed wing AIRCRAFT
one pusher propeller electric motor about 200 to 500 watts
1000 watts of 22% efficient solar cells on all wings and up facing cabin.
enough new high energy batteries to power 14 hours without sunshine.
Estimated weight 8 to 12 kg
SOG estimated at 20 to 30 knots
average AGL 300 meters
estimated circumnavigation time: 60 days