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Solar Impulse Team Test Pilot Takes Newest Aircraft Out For A Spin
2014-06-02 07:46:49

Solar Impulse 2, the latest zero-fuel aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, made its maiden voyage June 2, 2014 with test pilot Markus Scherdel at the helm.

Solar Impulse Team Unveils New Aircraft For 2015 World Tour
2014-04-09 14:59:57

The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are currently planning their next adventure – an around-the-world adventure in an aircraft powered solely by the energy of the sun. In an effort to realize that dream,

Solar Impulse's Bertrand Piccard Completes 72-Hour Simulation Flight
2013-12-21 07:04:35

Bertrand Piccard has successfully completed a mock 72-hour flight in the HB-SIB cockpit replica in preparations for the upcoming Solar Impulse World Tour, set to take off in 2015.

Solar Impulse Goes Virtual: Piccard Attempts 72-Hour Simulated Flight
2013-12-17 08:15:14

The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are busy planning for their upcoming 2015 World Tour and to better prepare for the mission, simulation testing is an important step in the overall process.

Solar Impulse Team Recap Across America 2013
2013-07-20 06:42:48

A little less than two weeks after the Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg landed safely for a final time on American soil, the duo recently recapped the Across America 2013 mission and take a look at what is on the horizon.

Across America 2013: Solar Impulse Prepares For Final Leg To New York
2013-07-05 06:17:42

The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are now preparing for the final flight of their HB-SIA zero-fuel airplane in the Across America 2013 campaign.

Across America 2013: Solar Impulse Lands In Washington DC After Pit Stop In Cincinnati
2013-06-16 05:43:08

The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg completed the next-to-last leg of the Across America 2013 project with a safe landing in Washington DC.

Across America 2013: Solar Impulse Team To Incorporate New Flight Strategy On Next Leg
2013-06-13 08:48:20

Strong winds will force the Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg to make an unscheduled pit stop in Cincinnati on the fourth leg of the Across America 2013 project.

Across America 2013: Safe Landing For Bertrand Piccard In Storm-Ravaged St. Louis
2013-06-04 07:35:43

After a non-stop flight in the zero-fuel airplane, Solar Impulse cofounder Bertrand Piccard touched down at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport at 1:28 a.m. CDT on June 4, 2013, a little more than 21 hours after taking off from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Severe Weather Across Mid-West Challenges Solar Impulse Project
2013-06-03 07:28:36

The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg is facing a difficult challenge as it took off for St. Louis this morning. Besides a lingering threat for severe weather along the flight route, Friday’s wrath of storms damaged the hangar at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to the point that it cannot be used.


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