Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard has been the first person who made the crossing from Europe to Afrika in a solar powered airplane. This was the first time that an airplane of this type made an intercontinental flight.
On Tuesday morning at dawn Piccard (54 y/o) left Madrid. After a 10 hour flight he reached Maroccan airspace with his plane 'Solar Impulse' after crossing the…
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A Swiss airplane, powered by solar energy has left the Swiss village Payerne for it's first international flight to Brussels in Belgium. The trip will take around 12 hours. You can follow flight control here.
The Solar Impulse combines the…Continue