Solar Powered Plane Completes Round-The-World Trip (WATCH)

Solar Powered Plane Completes Round-The-World Trip (WATCH)

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Watch the historic landing of an airplane powered only by the sun, which finished circumnavigating the globe yesterday, and see the triumphant pilots—with mission control cheering–in the video above…

The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 completed the ambitious round-the-world flight after the single-seat aircraft landed in Abu Dhabi Monday evening. The plane was piloted by Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard, who steered it safely from the Egyptian capital of Cairo to the UAE. Piccard was taking turns at the controls with fellow countryman Andre Borschberg. Solar Impulse…

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