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Solar Impulse aircraft and 72H simulation: test successfully passed by its pilots

Dübendorf, Switzerland - At 08:00 am (local time) this morning, Bertrand Piccard completed it

At 08:00 am (local time) this morning, Bertrand Piccard completed the 72H non-stop flight simulation begun 3 days earlier in Dübendorf. After André Borschberg in 2012, Bertrand confronted the human challenge of very long flights and drew many lessons in preparation for the first round-the-world flight in 2015. Installed in a full scale mock-up of the aircraft currently in the final phase of construction f...

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