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Offline ozbob

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Solar powered plane
« on: May 04, 2013, 05:06:20 PM »

Solar powered plane soars over San Francisco ahead of cross-country flight
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Re: Solar powered plane
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2013, 11:37:46 PM »
I don't think this technology is ever going to take off though.

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Re: Solar powered plane
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2013, 06:39:17 AM »
I think they know this isn't going to fly in the marketplace.

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Re: Solar powered plane
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2013, 07:33:53 AM »
Solar plane begins journey across US

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Re: Solar powered plane
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2013, 07:46:04 AM »
Crazy-Looking Solar Powered Plane Completes First Leg Of Tour

The Solar Impulse, a one-person plane powered only by the light emanating from the sun, has completed the first leg of a nationwide journey after it landed in Phoenix, Arizona today.

--> http://jalopnik.com/crazy-looking-solar-powered-plane-completes-first-leg-o-490858403
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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2013, 08:41:07 AM »
I don't think this technology is ever going to take off though.
Huh?  It already has.  No one is talking about a solar powered airliner, if that's what you mean by take off.

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Re: Solar powered plane
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2013, 09:02:42 AM »
http://www.solarimpulse.com/
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Offline Gazza

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Re: Solar powered plane
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2013, 11:21:23 AM »
I don't think this technology is ever going to take off though.
Huh?  It already has.  No one is talking about a solar powered airliner, if that's what you mean by take off.
No need to spoil the joke Simon by trying to take it literally.

Oh well, Surfrail has a sense of humor.

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Re: Solar powered plane
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2013, 12:02:47 PM »
I don't think this technology is ever going to take off though.
Huh?  It already has.  No one is talking about a solar powered airliner, if that's what you mean by take off.
No need to spoil the joke Simon by trying to take it literally.

Oh well, Surfrail has a sense of humor.
Pretty poor joke.  At least you could have said "Let's see it take off" or something.

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Re: Solar powered plane
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2013, 02:18:06 PM »
The Big Story --> Solar powered plane finishes journey, lands in NYC
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