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Rabat : Morocco | almost 2 years ago
The HB-SIA based in Switzerland took off from Rabat in Morocco at dawn and was expected to land in Madrid Spain around midnight. The plane has a single pilot and is powered by 12,000 solar...
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Sun-powered plane attempts intercontinental flight

The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse took off on Thursday for Morocco on its first attempt at an intercontinental flight - without using a drop of fuel. If successful, the 2500-kilometre (1550-mile) journey would be the longest to date for the craft after an inaugural flight to Paris and Brussels last year. Duration: 01:05
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