SOLVIS Solar Powered UAV

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Endurance: 24+ hrs

Payload: 1.5 kg

Wingspan: 6.5 meters

Power: Electric, Solar Powered

MTOW: 9.5 kg

Construction: composite


Project Partners

  • SunPower is one of the largest solar cell producers in the world.
  • AERDRON & SunPower signed a project collaboration contract for developing the SOLVIS UAV aircraft.
  • SunPower is our partner company in the CDTI INNOGLOBAL program. A joint Spain-USA technology collaboration project.
  • SunPower has a proven track record with aviation related solar powered projects from the Solar Impulse II, NASA Helios, Google Heliostats, and others.
Embou MasMovil
  • AERDRON & Embou MasMovil signed a project collaboration agreement for SOLVIS UAV aircraft as part of our long term strategy.
  • Embou MasMovil will providing the telecommunications infrastructure for flight testing in Aragon (Spain) during the summer 2018.

CDTI – Industrial Center Technology Development (Spanish Gov.)

  • The SOLVIS project was ranked #2 out 110 proposals. CDTI considers the SOLVIS project a key technology demonstrator for it’s aerospace development roadmap.
  • AERDRON presented the SOLVIS project to aerospace/university leaders during a tech symposium in Madrid, 13 December 2016.

Project Goals

  • Provide an internet connection to ground user (tech demo)
  • Demonstrate UAV navigation/command from a cloud platform.
  • Flights beyond LOS (Line of Sight)
  • Flight test a partner/customer communication payload.