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The sky’s the limit

After eighteen hours and 898km of strong headwinds,turbulence and even some backwards flying, Bertrand Piccard‘s plane landedsuccessfully in Madridwithout the aid of a single drop of fuel. On Friday 6th July, the aptly-named Solar Impulsecompleted the returning leg of its first intercontinental flight, powered only bythe sun and with a 90-strong team of engineers, technicians […]

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