Solar Impulse: Around the World in a 100% Sun-powered Airplane

The Solar Impulse is Bertrand Piccard's 100% solar-powered airplane. He plans to go around the world with it in 2011, but the pilots have started training today using an extremely complex virtual simulator that takes into account all its features. It has a 262-feet wingspan full of photovoltaic cells that power its… »5/23/07 2:20pm5/23/07 2:20pm