View Full Version : Solar-Powered Airplane Makes Maiden Voyage

2010-Apr-08, 02:30 PM
A solar powered airplane that one day will attempt an around the world non-stop flight took its maiden voyage yesterday in Switzerland. Solar Impulse flew for 87 minutes and climbed to 1,200 meters. “This first flight was for me a very intense moment!” exclaimed test pilot Markus Scherdel immediately after the flight. [...]

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