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Solar Impulse plane successfully lands in Madrid for technical stopover

Payerne, Switzerland - After a flight lasting a total of 17h 3min 59s

The Solar Impulse aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg has completed half the leg of its flight to Morocco. The prototype landed successfully in Madrid-Barajas airport at 01:28AM (UTC+2) this morning. This strictly technical layover is also a chance to change pilots before the solar airplane reaches its final destination of Rabat (Morocco). After a flight lasting a total of 17h 3min...

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