Gallery: Sunseeker Duo: World’s Fastest Solar-Powered Two-Seater Plane ...


Solar Flight has just unveiled the world’s fastest two-seater solar-powered plane at the AERO Global Show for General Aviation in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The Sunseeker Duo continues the company’s exploration of solar-powered flight which started with their first Sunseeker I model designed back in 1990. The new fuel-free plane features solar cells 50 percent more powerful than those used by the previous models; this allows the plane to climb for up to 25 minutes running solely on batteries. After leaving Germany, the team led by Eric and Irena Raymond will transport the Sunseeker Duo to Italy for further test flights.

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  1. alvdh1 May 15, 2013 at 1:52 pm

    When I read about the world’s fastest solar plane, I want to know how fast it flies and how fast it flies compared to the second fastest flying solar plane.

  2. BRIAUNNAJACK32 May 8, 2013 at 5:51 pm


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