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First round-the-world solar flight

First round-the-world solar flight

A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane has completed its first leg. The aircraft – called Solar Impulse-2 – took off from Abu Dhabi, heading east to Muscat in Oman. With businessman and pilot Andre Borschbeg at the controls, the aircraft touched down in Oman at 16:14 GMT after a 12-hour flight. Over the next ... Read More »