Solar Impulse Loading for Flight ( Solar Thermal Magazine) Here is time lapse video of the Solar Impulse. It is a solar only powered plane.
The Solar Impulse, is a Swiss long-range solar-powered aircraft project led by Swiss psychiatrist and aeronaut Bertrand Piccard, who co-piloted the first balloon to circle the world non-stop, and Swiss businessman André Borschberg. The project hopes to achieve the first circumnavigation of the Earth by a piloted fixed-wing aircraft using only solar power.
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