Tag Archives: Solar Impulse

It’s Just A Publicity Stunt, But Si2 Sure Is Cool

It doesn’t have quite the drama of Lucky Lindy’s solo flight across the Atlantic in 1927, but yesterday evening’s takeoff of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) from Abu Dhabi, [..]

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High-Tech Plastics Star in Solar-Powered Cross-America Flight

Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane loaded with innovative light weighting plastics technology, will attempt a flight across America in early May starting in San Francisco and reaching New [..]

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Bayer Brings Nanotechnology to the New Solar Impulse

Bayer MaterialScience will be the system leader for a newly designed, bigger cockpit for the next version of the Solar Impulse, a solar-powered, piloted aircraft that may be [..]

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No. 3: A solar-powered, piloted aircraft called the Solar Impulse was a technological tour-de-force at K 2010. A model of the full plane was on display at the [..]

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