UAV solar loiter flight

Project Soare

Mission Objective:
UAV solar loiter flight
2 week flight time
all powered by the sun

Students task....
Start researching the subject.  Learn from what has been done, what has been tried.  (See videos below)
Start looking at solar films that are capable of powering our UAV
start looking at prototype air-frames for testing materials and concept.  Vehicles to start flying.

Some possible prototype air-frames ....

Richmond/Spring Grove











Some research that has already been completed.


YouTube Video


YouTube Video








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Solar Films

How to read Solar Panel Specs

Solar Power Circuits

Right now I recommending that we switch over to the Pixhawk 2.1 flight controller. In combination with MinimOSD