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High flyer drone

by Sabvriel

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This is a list of components that I wish to install into a high flying personal drone/UAV. My goal is to attempt to get a small home made drone/UAV up to and higher than 50,000 feet and powered by a hybrid system of solar panels, batteries and a small RC gas engine to keep the aircraft aloft for up to 6 hours.

The concept designs for the aircraft is a fusion of these aircraft listed in the images below. Lockheed Skunk Works U-2 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/be/Tr1a-95rs-alc.jpg

Scaled composites Voyager https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d3/Voyager_aircraft.jpg

Soaring dragon (concept) UAV China. http://www.popsci.com/sites/popsci.com/files/styles/large_1x_/public/images/2016/07/xianglong_uav_3.jpg?itok=L-DzHzZz&fc=50,50

Global Hawk UAV https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/35/Global_Hawk%2C_NASA%27s_New_Remote-Controlled_Plane_-_October_2009.jpg

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Retired SPX-14241
54.95 1   
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Arduino Due
In stock DEV-11589
44.95 1   
Raspberry Pi 3
Retired DEV-13825
79.9 2   
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HackRF One
In stock WRL-13001
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