Monday, March 9, 2015

Applause at solar plane's first-leg landing in Oman

Source: BBC

A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane has completed its first leg. 

The aircraft - called Solar Impulse-2 - took off from Abu Dhabi, heading east to Muscat in Oman. 

With pilot Andre Borschbeg at the controls, the aircraft touched down in Oman at 16:14 GMT after a 12-hour flight.

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