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Solar Impulse 2: the round-the world aircraft is completed (VIDEO)

Payerne, Switzerland - Test flights are due to take place in May, followed by training flights over Switzerland

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg launched yesterday Solar Impulse 2, their new single-seater solar aircraft designed to take up the challenge of the first round-the-world solar flight, without any fuel in 2015. The airplane is the product of an alliance between two men to fulfill a project deemed impossible by industry experts. While Bertrand Piccard, a psychiatrist and explorer, sourced partners...

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