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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

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

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 completed the first ever intercontinental roundtrip flight using only the power of the Sun.

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

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.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.