Aircraft to Attempt Historic Solar-powered cross-USA Flight

Aircraft to Attempt Historic Solar-powered cross-USA Flight

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Solar ImpulseA new group of aviation pioneers wants to attempt a flight across the United States with a decidedly more difficult twist thrown in – they can’t use any fuel except for the power of the sun.

The Solar Impulse team announced this week that it will be taking its solar-powered plane to the skies this summer on a transcontinental flight from San Francisco to New York. If successful, the trip would be the first solar-powered, cross-America flight in history.

(READ the story at Inhabitat)

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