Pictures of first international solar-powered flight on the net

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Pictures of the first international solar powered flight undertaken on May 13 by the aircraft Solar Impulse are available on Flickr.

Powered only by the sun, the aircraft Solar Impulse undertook a historic international flight on May 13, attempting to travel from Switzerland to Brussels to complete the first ever trans-country solar powered flight.

The last-minute preparations behind the flight and takeoff on May 13 were captured on film and are available to view on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/vibif/sets/72157626710495832.

More pictures are expected to be uploaded once the flight is completed, more information about Solar Impulse can be found at: http://www.solarimpulse.com/.

 

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