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Wed, 29th Jun 2016

Solar powered jet makes historic crossing

Solar Powered Jet (c) Solar Impulse | Revillard | Rezo.ch

Solar Impulse is a unique plane, powered not by jet fuel, but solar energy and it is currently on a record-breaking tour around the world. But how does that plane work and what is it like to fly? What happens when the sun begins to fade and the nigh falls over the ocean? Can a solar plane keep flying? Lucka Bibic caught up with co-pilot Andre Borschberg to ask about his green aviation mission.

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