The Solar Impulse Takes to the Tarmac For First Time

By: Meghan Young - Published: Nov 24, 2009 • References: solarimpulse & bbc
Evoking similar feelings felt when the Wright Brothers flew their first plane, the Solar Impulse tested the runway for the first time. Planning to eventually take a 20 to 25 day trip around the world, full flight tests will begin next year.

If you view the video below, you can see the revolutionary Solar Impulse take to the tarmac. Clearly a work in progress, once this plane is certified, I'm sure we'll see drastic changes in the travel industry. Stats for Solar-Powered Planes Trending: Older & Warm
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