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Solar Plane Completes Its 24-hour Flight

07/08/2010, It’s a small step forward for the solar plane, dubbed the Solar Impulse, and a rather large step forward for solar aviation. The experimental solar-powered plane has just completed its first 24-hour test flight, confirming that it is capable of...

Solar Impulse HB-SIA airplane runs on solar power

03/31/2010, Solar Impulse has started taking its HB-SIA airplane which uses photovoltaic (PV) cells to keep it going for spins to make sure that everything works fine and dandy, fleshing out what used to be theoretical. Part of the “Solar Impulse...