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Successful flight of solar-power plane

Solar-Powered Plane Makes First Test Flight in Switzerland The Solar Impulse Flew Successfully Without Fuel or Emissions on Wednesday By Hilary Stingley  , April 7th, 2010 On Wednesday, a solar-powered airplane designed to fly day and night without fuel or emissions, successfully made its first test flight above the Swiss countryside. The plane, known as the Solar Impulse, has 12,000 solar cells built into its wings and is a prototype for an aircraft intended to fly around the world without fuel in 2012…..The first around the world flight of the Solar Impulse is scheduled to take place in 2012 with an updated version of the plane.

Solar-Powered Plane Makes First Test Flight in Switzerland

April 8, 2010 - Posted by | EUROPE, renewable | , , , ,

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