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    China's large solar-powered near-space UAV performs maiden flight

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    BEIJING, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) — The QMX50, a large near-space unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) independently developed by China, completed its successful maiden flight on Saturday in Yulin, China‘s Shaanxi Province ( North West). Corporation of China (AVIC) said on Sunday.

    The QMX50 took off at 5:50 p.m. and landed safely after a 26-minute flight, according to AVIC, the country’s top aircraft manufacturer.The QMX50 is developed by the AVIC First Aircraft Institute and the aircraft’s system components were all in good condition after the successful maiden flight, AVIC said.It is the first low-speed UAV to high altitude with a super high aspect ratio, the first large UAV model with a twin-fuselage configuration, and the first large all-electric UAV platform solely powered by solar energy developed by AVIC, according to the Chinese Planner.

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