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Solar Plane on Second Leg of Long Test Route

BY RELEVANT CULTURE / TECH June 05, 2012

A plane fully powered by solar technology is flying from Spain to Morocco today, the second leg in a test flight that is a precursor to a flight around the world in 2014. The plane, dubbed the Solar Impulse, is about the size of a jumbo Airbus plane but weighs around the same as a normal-sized family car …