Plane Attempting First Solar-Powered Around-The-World Flight Resembles Wright Brothers Design

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“On Monday [March 9th, 2015] in Abu Dhabi, two Swiss pilots set off in a solar-powered airplane in an attempt to circumnavigate the world — a first-of-its-kind, 22,000-mile endeavor that is scheduled to come full circle in five months.”

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