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Watch: Solar plane makes maiden flight

by CBSTV Videos 2:18 mins

Watch: Solar plane makes maiden flight

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Solar Impulse 2, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft, made a successful inaugural flight as its makers prepare for what they hope will be the first round-the-world solar flight. The team said the aircraft spent two hours and 17 minutes in the air above western Switzerland. They plan several other flights over the coming months.

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