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Solar Plane — Solar Impulse — Completes 1st International Flight

May 20th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

We've covered the birth and growth of this completely solar-powered plane from Switzerland, the Solar Impulse, here on CleanTechnica. The most recent news is that the plane had made its first international flight. "After a flight lasting 12 hours 59 minutes, using no fuel and propelled by solar energy alone, Solar Impulse HB-SIA landed safely in Brussels" last Firday evening, the plane's website announced



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