First civilian flight from the Airbus Zephyr records
Airbus Defence and Space announced that a team of dell engineers’Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) and dell’Airbus Zephyr He completed the first civilian flight of’Airbus Zephyr High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS). The flight was performed last week in Dubai, rising to the highest altitude ever reached in the United Arab Emirates, 61,696 feet, and completing a full course of operation day/night recording the longest flight ever in the Emirates. The flight was approved by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and it was the first flight of its kind to be authorized by a civil.
Source: The Flight