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Solar Impulse Mission 2012 Live

Thu May 24, 2012 6:45 pm

Live coverage of current trip for anyone interested:


Aircraft to land in Madrid soon.

Old thread on this topic:

2005: Do You Think This Is Possible? (by RootsAir Oct 18 2005 in Civil Aviation)

2010: 'Solar Impulse' Overnight - How Significant Is It? (by NAV20 Jul 8 2010 in Civil Aviation)
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RE: Solar Impulse Mission 2012 Live

Fri May 25, 2012 7:31 am

Aircraft landed in Madrid after a 17 hour solar powered flight, crossing the Pyrenees at an altitude of 9000 meters:


Quite an achievement, in my opinion.

The aircraft will continue its trip to Morocco in a couple of days.

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