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FAI: unique unmanned plane sets duration world record
Lausanne, Switzerland - The VA001 flew for 56 hours without refuelling
The FAI has ratified a duration world record for a unique experimental unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The VA001, an unmanned aircraft that looks like a glider but is powered by a diesel engine, successfully flew for 55hrs 56mins non-stop and without re-fueling on 2 December 2016. The flight took place at New Mexico State University’s Unmanned Air Systems Flight Test Center near Las Cruces International A...
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