Skyfront Gas Electric Hybrid Flight Endurance Record
Flying from sunrise to sunset, CA-based Skyfront set out to prove that their off-the-shelf hybrid Skyfront Perimeter 8 could break the standing record for a multirotor flight.* The Skyfront gas electric hybrid flew 205 miles, achieving a flight of 13 hours and 4 minutes. Captured by the drone’s onboard 360 degree cameras (see video below) the flight demonstrated the potential to make industrial applications more efficient, by eliminating the requirement for frequent stops to charge and refuel.
This is the second time that Skyfront has claimed the record. DRONELIFE first reported on Skyfront’s flight endurance in 2017, when the company recorded a flight of 4 hours and 34 minutes with their first hybrid product, the Skyfront Tailwind. In the last four years, Skyfront has perfected thier offering: this latest record-breaking flight was achieved by the lightweight and powerful Skyfront Perimeter 8. Perimeter 8 is “the company’s most advanced eight rotor drone,…