Month: January 2021

January 24, 2021

Watch the Navy’s new drone fly using just sunlight and hydrogen

Drone flights generally aren’t remarkable, but this one was for a simple reason—the entire time the Hybrid Tiger was in the sky, it drew power from two distinct systems: solar panels in the wings, and a compact hydrogen fuel cell in the body. The flight marked a major milestone for the program from the US Naval Research Laboratory, a sign that the drone is at […]