Gallery: Zephyr to Complete Longest Unmanned Solar Flight on Friday

 

High above the US Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, world records are being broken by a waify aircraft called the Zephyr. We recently reported on the Solar Impulse flying the first 24-hour flight and proving that a sun-powered plane can fly at night, but the Zephyr has blown that record out of the water with its almost complete 2 week-long flight!

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