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Mission accomplished: Solar Impulse completes 72-hour flight simulation

Dübendorf, Switzerland - The round-the-world solar energy airplane scheduled for 2014

At 08:06 am this morning André Borschberg (the co-founder, CEO and pilot of Solar Impulse, airplane powered by solar energy) completed the three days and three nights of flight simulation that began in Dübendorf (in Switzerland) on Tuesday 21 February. During those 72 hours the Solar Impulse team was able to test the human challenge posed by long flights and gain valuable insights for the round-the-world s...

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