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HAPSMobile completes test flight of unmanned aircraft for stratospheric telecom systems

Thursday 30 July 2020 | 11:34 CET | News
HAPSMobile, a subsidiary of Japan's telecommunications operator SoftBank, has completed the fourth successful test flight of its 'Sunglider' solar-powered high-altitude platform system (HAPS). The flight took place on 23 July at Spaceport America in New Mexico. With all basic aircraft tests for the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) now complete, HAPSMobile plans to proceed with preparations for stratospheric test flights.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: HAPSMobile / Softbank
Countries: Japan
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