Latest Alternative propulsion Stories

2012-07-24 23:01:00

GFE to initially target Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama, with an immediate order of one NPU 60, and a minimum purchase commitment of an additional 4 NPU 60s for the first year, then to extend to other Latin America countries. Barrington, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 EcoloCap Solutions Inc. (OTCBB-ECOS), a technology company focused on utilizing advanced nanotechnology to design, develop, manufacture and sell alternative energy products, is please to announce that it has signed an non-binding...

Solar Impulse Completes First Zero-Fuel Intercontinental Roundtrip Flight
2012-07-24 19:07:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has been quite a journey for two Swiss visionaries, one a Businessman who trained as a pilot in the Swiss air force and flew missions for 20 years and the other a psychiatrist who became the first person to fly around the world in a hot air balloon; the pair today completed the first ever intercontinental roundtrip flight using only the power of the Sun. Psychiatrist Bertrand Piccard and businessman Andre Borschberg first set...

Solar Impulse Making Final Flight Home
2012-07-24 09:12:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Solar Impulse HB-SIA aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg took off from Toulouse-Francazal airport in Toulouse, France this morning at 7:01 a.m. (local time) heading for its final destination: Payerne, Switzerland. The HB-SIA, piloted by Piccard, should make flight south of Toulouse and over the Massif Central, then west toward Roanne and Macon. The last leg of the flight will take place after crossing the...

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