Gallery: Solar Impulse Sun-Powered Plane Successfully Completes First I...

 

The totally solar powered Solar Impulse aircraft made its maiden international flight across Europe today, piloted by Andre Borschberg. Slowly but surely, the aircraft flew from western Switzerland and over France and Luxembourg, to an airport in Brussels, Belgium. The Solar Impulse was first tested last summer, with a successful flight circling the skies above Switzerland.

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  1. Milieunet May 15, 2011 at 4:10 am

    Update Video Landing Solar Impulse HB-SIA at Zaventem Airport: First International Flight to Brussels Completed http://bit.ly/GEUCk

  2. Axel May 13, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    Ok, so it’s a solar plane, but just for one? The pilot? Any information about how it can ben charged? Or just for 1 person… ?

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