Solar-powered aeroplane makes runway debut

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Biofuels are often touted as the next big thing in airplane fuel technology, but solar power shouldn’t be discounted — as was recently proven by the team behind the Solar Impulse. The solar-powered plane just took its first test down the runway, and eventually the plane is expected to take a 20 to 25 day trip around the world.

see http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/11/23/solar-powered-plane-makes-runway-debut/

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