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OUR SOLAR FLIGHTS

For the first time in history, an airplane has succeeded in flying night and day without fuel, powered by nothing but solar energy. Record-breaking flights across Europe, the Mediterranean Sea and the United States brought worldwide attention to the Solar Impulse endeavor, launched by Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, proving the enormous potential of clean technologies to protect the natural resources of our planet, and the importance of pioneering spirit to create a brighter future.

8 FAI WORLD RECORDS, INCLUDING

  • Absolute height: 9235 m (30300 ft)

  • Duration: 26 hours, 10 minutes, 19 seconds

  • Free distance: 1506.5 km (936 miles)

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