Sunday, June 17, 2012

News: Pilot takes off on first solar trip

Perth Now has an article mentioning: "... SWISS adventurer has taken off into the night skies above Madrid and is headed for Rabat on the world's first intercontinental flight in a solar-powered plane. Bernard Piccard, 54-year-old psychiatrist and balloonist, piloted the Solar Impulse plane, a giant as big as an Airbus A340 but as light as an ..."

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