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Bernard Piccard is hoping to raise awareness about the potential for renewable energy by flying a solar-powered aircraft around the world.
An aircraft dubbed 'Solar Impulse', HB-SIA prototype, took to the air for the first time with test pilot Markus Scherdel on board in Duebendorf airport near Zurich on Thursday.
An experimental plane is set to sail across the world on solar power.
Swiss adventurer, Bertrand Piccard, revealed on Friday the prototype of a solar powered plane that he plans to use as he embarks on an around the world flight demonstrating the possibilities of alternative energy.
By Grose, Thomas K AERONAUTICS Planes that employ solar energy have been around since the 1970s. But Swiss scientist and pilot Bertrand Piccard is developing a sun-powered plane that's truly revolutionary.
Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard wants to be the first man to fly a solar-powered airplane around the world.
Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard is constructing a solar-powered plane to fly around the world. His aim is to support sustainable development by demonstrating what renewable energy and new technologies can achieve.
Icarus crashed and burned when he flew too close to the sun, but now a Swiss adventurer wants to carve out a place in history by harnessing solar energy to fly a state-of-the-art plane around the world.
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