Solar Impulse: A Solar Powered Plane

Eco-friendly vehicles are becoming a trend to many of the environment friendly designers of today. We have heard a lot about solar powered ship, car, bicycle, and now a solar powered plane is catching our attention. Solar Impulse is a solar powered plane that has just made its first complete flight in Switzerland. The short flight over the Dubendorf Airfield is very short and lasted for only 350 meters with an altitude of one meter. The team creating the solar impulse is still subject to do a lot of work to make the plane enable to make a 36-hour flight allowing the plane to do its around the world journey successfully.

Solar Impulse

Solar Impulse

Solar Impulse

Solar Impulse

Source: Solar Impulse via Inhabitat


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