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Solar Airplane Lands After 24 Hour Flight

The electric airplane Solar Impulse has completed a 24 hour flight for the first time. This is a major accomplishment for the effort to be the first flight around the world powered entirely by electricity captured by photo voltaic (PV) … Continue reading

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Virgin Atlantic Airlines Biofuel 747 Airplane Flown

Hats off to Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Atlantic Airways for conducting the first test flight of a biofueled commercial jet aircraft. The plane, a Boeing 747-400, was flown with fuel tanks loaded with both kerosene (jet fuel) and … Continue reading

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