CM01a-21 The Solar-Powered Drone

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Mr. H. W. Sirius CHAN
May 13, 2022 2:38 pm

The additional load of solar panels may cause higher power consumption during the flight, especially in bad weather. Did you carry out any test that your solution is better than the one with a larger battery?

KONG, Pang Pan
May 13, 2022 2:48 pm

the solar panel I use is light and its weight doesn’t add much load to the drone. As I calculated, the balance between flight performance and the weight of the battery is very tricky to solve. A heavier battery means that greater demand for energy consumption, which is not efficient.

Mr. Kelvin TSE
May 13, 2022 2:15 pm

What is the weight of a Drone?

Have you tested the flight time with different payloads?

KONG, Pang Pan
May 13, 2022 2:20 pm
Reply to  Mr. Kelvin TSE

around 1.5kg
I didn’t test the flight time with different payloads.