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Solar Impulse, the solar powered airplane, will attempt a coast-to-coast crossing of the US

Mountain View, Usa - The aircraft will leave in early May from San Francisco and its final destination in July (four cities)

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, the Swiss pilots and founders of Solar Impulse, announced that their solar-powered airplane will attempt a coast-to-coast crossing of the US this spring without using a single drop of fuel. It will be the first time that an airplane, capable of flying 24 hours non-stop day and night powered exclusively by solar energy, will fly across America. Solar Impulse...

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