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Penultimate stage for Solar Impulse

Penultimate stage for Solar Impulse

By Staff Writer - July 11, 2016

solar impulse nySolar Impulse, the solar-powered aircraft, was due to take off at 04:30 on Monday morning from Seville on the penultimate stage of its round-the-world flight…

The destination is Cairo, a journey of 48 hours above the Mediterranean, with Andre Borschberg at the controls. The final stretch of the round-the-world journey will be to Abu Dhabi, the starting point of the plane’s epic voyage in March last year. Bertrand Piccard will pilot the the last stage. The 16-month long project has been commanded from a special centre in Monaco, with Prince Albert present on many occasions.

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