Longest flight ever done with a multicopter drone

Hi all, 

We have been trying to achieve this goal for a long time. Two years ago we do a flight of 3 hours and 10 minutes with very early model, and our next goal was 4 hours but the guys of Skyfront published a record of 4 hours and 34 minutes. Now we are super happy to announce that we have surpassed this record!!!

We think it is the longest flight ever done with a multicopter (not including thethered drones!)

For those who do not know the project, it is a hybrid quadcopter, it is an electric multicopter that has an on-board generator based on a small 2-stroke engine. The unit that has been used to this flight is a standard HYBRiX in which the original fuel tank has been replaced by a larger one.

I remember that at the beginning there were many doubts about the technical feasibility of this configuration.Today this is the look of our product:

I wanted to thank everybody who was involved in this project.

Best regards.

jlcortex

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Comment by zhangqi on December 30, 2017 at 3:57pm

Great progress.

Now we don't think the long flight time is so important, and we are doing our best to develop practical applications.

Hope that next year will be fruitful.

 

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