Solar Impulse Takes Flight
The Solar Impulse Plane has made its first successful flight. The plane reached 5,500 ft. in altitude and performed a few test maneuvers during its airborne 87 minutes. After the event, pilot Markus Scherdel claimed it was an "intense moment." The team plans two more test flights before its around the world flight scheduled for 2012.
Via Solar Impulse
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at April 19, 2010 10:10 AM