Solar Impulse 2 Airplane First Flight – Maiden Flight Best-Of




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The solar airplane Solar Impulse 2 performed its #First Flight on June 2 in Switzerland. The experimental solar aircraft successfully landed after a maiden flight of 2 hours 17 minutes! Learn more about the First Flight of Solar Impulse 2 here: http://www.solarimpulse.com/en/solar-...

WHAT IS SOLAR IMPULSE ?
The only airplane of perpetual endurance, able to fly day and night on solar power, without a drop of fuel.
Our challenge is to attempt the First Round-The-World Solar Flight in 2015. A way for Bertrand Piccard, André Borschberg and their team to demonstrate how pioneering spirit, innovation and clean technologies can change the world.

Flight report :
Take-off time: 2 June 2014 5h36min CET
Landing time: 2 June 2014 7h53min CET
Highest altitude reached: 1670 mètres (5500 ft)
Average ground speed: 55.6 km/h (30 kt)

Get more information about the project: http://www.solarimpulse.com

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More videos about Solar Impulse 2:
GoPro: Solar Impulse 2 Airplane Exclusive Shots https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XA5cP...
Why Solar Impulse? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azXbq...
The Construction of Si2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNMBP...
A 3D Animation of Si2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwSVE...

Links about Solar Impulse:
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http://www.plus.google.com/+solarimpulse
http://www.twitter.com/solarimpulse
http://www.instagram.com/solarimpulse

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