Solar Powered Aircraft
Leonardo is accelerating the progress of technology and innovation in autonomous flight through an investment in Skydweller Aero Inc. an independently owned and operated company. Leonardo is a shareholder and technological investor in the company.
Skydweller will be a solar powered unmanned aircraft capable of carrying large and powerful payloads, for unprecedented endurance.
5,500 lbs (2,500 kg)
up to 100kt
45,931 ft (14,000 m)
880 lb (400kg)
236 ft (72m) with 2,900 ft2 PV cells, providing 2kw of power