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The New Zealand Herald
Concert review: Iron Maiden, Vector Arenathings their way. And their way means the bigger, the better. What else do you
Concert review: Iron Maiden, Vector Arena
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 minutes ago
things their way. And their way means the bigger, the better. What else do you expect from a band that flew their very own Boeing 747-400, nicknamed Ed Force One, into Auckland, piloted by singer Bruce Dickinson? Things only get more ridiculous... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Singapore Airlines Celebrates 40 Years in AucklandAirlines proudly operates today.Auckland has since been serviced by a number of
Singapore Airlines Celebrates 40 Years in Auckland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
Airlines proudly operates today.Auckland has since been serviced by a number of different aircraft, including DC10s, the Boeing 747 series, Airbus 340, several versions of Boeing 777 aircraft, and the Airbus A380. Today New Zealanders can enjoy... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
All Blacks' tribute to rock legend Bruce DickinsonAll Blacks shirt during show The singer, also well known for piloting large pa
All Blacks' tribute to rock legend Bruce Dickinson
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
All Blacks shirt during show The singer, also well known for piloting large passenger planes - including the band's own Boeing 747 named Ed Force One - described himself as a rugby fan, saying the sport and heavy metal were "a little bit... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Concert review: Iron Maiden, Vector Arenathings their way. And their way means the bigger, the better. What else do you
Concert review: Iron Maiden, Vector Arena
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
things their way. And their way means the bigger, the better. What else do you expect from a band that flew their very own Boeing 747-400, nicknamed Ed Force One, into Auckland, piloted by singer Bruce Dickinson? Things only get more ridiculous... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Singapore Air's new cabin for 40th celebrationsmore than 400 per cent. Singapore Airlines has served Auckland using a number o
Singapore Air's new cabin for 40th celebrations
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
more than 400 per cent. Singapore Airlines has served Auckland using a number of different aircraft, including DC10s, the Boeing 747 series, Airbus 340, several versions of Boeing 777 aircraft, and the Airbus A380. The 777-300 takes over from the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Record-breaking solar plane to land in Phoenixto Solar Impulse. The plane is the first of its kind to achieve an oceanic cros
Record-breaking solar plane to land in Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 hours ago
to Solar Impulse. The plane is the first of its kind to achieve an oceanic crossing. The aircraft is the size of a Boeing 747, weighs 2.3 tons and carries one pilot, André Borschberg. Borschberg will take off Monday at 5 a.m. and is... Read more
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ajc.com
Delta 747 crosses street to final destinationDelta Air Lines very carefully moved a Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet across a city s
Delta 747 crosses street to final destination
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Delta Air Lines very carefully moved a Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet across a city street to its museum at its headquarters near the Atlanta airport on Saturday morning, to prepare for an exhibit featuring the retired widebody. The multi-hour mission to... Read more
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International Business Times
Boeing 777X: Everything you need to know about the world's biggest passenger airliner of huge passenger airliners – namely the Boeing 777-8 and the Boeing 777-9. Cur
Boeing 777X: Everything you need to know about the world's biggest passenger airliner
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
of huge passenger airliners – namely the Boeing 777-8 and the Boeing 777-9. Currently, the world's longest airliner is the Boeing 747-8, which measures 76.3m. The 777-9 will be even longer, although a precise measurement has not been revealed. The... Read more
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News.com.au
The photos you won’t believe are realthe Snowy Mountains High Plains shows what appears to be a white rainbow. PLAN
The photos you won’t believe are real
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
the Snowy Mountains High Plains shows what appears to be a white rainbow. PLANE CRAZY People at Maho Beach watch a KLM Boeing 747 come in for a landing at Princess Juliana International Airport in St. Maarten.Source:Getty Images This has to be... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Could this solar-powered plane shake up aviation in DFW?the craft. Don’t expect the craft to be a fixture at D/FW Airport anytime soon
Could this solar-powered plane shake up aviation in DFW?
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
the craft. Don’t expect the craft to be a fixture at D/FW Airport anytime soon. The aircraft, which has the wingspan of a Boeing 747 and weighs about as much as a small truck, is still a prototype. And yes, your family car moves faster on the... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayedweighs more than 5,000 pounds, or about as much as a midsize truck. The plane'
Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayed
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
weighs more than 5,000 pounds, or about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DNA samples confirm identity of Heathrow stowawayVale, who grew up in an orphanage in Mozambique, suffered multiple injuries aft
DNA samples confirm identity of Heathrow stowaway
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Vale, who grew up in an orphanage in Mozambique, suffered multiple injuries after tumbling more than 400 metres from a Boeing 747 just minutes before it landed in the UK last June. His headless body was discovered protruding from a rooftop air... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Antarctica gets hot for another reason: Touristseven over the continent-including an Australian tour company that offers a 12½-
Antarctica gets hot for another reason: Tourists
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
even over the continent-including an Australian tour company that offers a 12½-hour sightseeing flight aboard a chartered Boeing 747-more than 90 percent of visitors come aboard ships. The cruise ship Marco Polo sails into Paradise Harbour.... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayedweighs more than 5,000 pounds, or about as much as a midsize truck. The plane'
Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayed
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
weighs more than 5,000 pounds, or about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Chocks away at Wings Over Illawarraon static display will be dozens of aircraft including beautiful 1950s Super Co
Chocks away at Wings Over Illawarra
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
on static display will be dozens of aircraft including beautiful 1950s Super Constellation airliner; a retired Qantas Boeing 747-400 and the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society’s French Mirage III jet fighter.Chris Clark up in the air /... Read more
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Daily Star
'I've bedded 2,500 women' Gym nut with sixth sense for an STI doesn't believe in safe sexMancunian says "there's no point beating around the bush" and when he once woke
'I've bedded 2,500 women' Gym nut with sixth sense for an STI doesn't believe in safe sex
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
Mancunian says "there's no point beating around the bush" and when he once woke up and realised a girl had a "nose like a Boeing 747", he escaped out of her window wearing her daughter's size-five trainers. He also says "safe sex isn't massively... Read more
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Evening Standard
Simon Fuller: Victoria Beckham was not comfortable in the Spice Girlsof the UK leg of their world tour at the O2 Arena, 15 December 2007 The Spice
Simon Fuller: Victoria Beckham was not comfortable in the Spice Girls
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
of the UK leg of their world tour at the O2 Arena, 15 December 2007 The Spice Girls pose after naming a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 plane "Spice One" in their honor at Los Angeles International Airport, 12 December 2007 The Spice Girls, Emma... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
UK man, who doesn’t believe in safe sex, claims to have slept with 2,500 womenmake them wait outside till the cab arrives. He has even boasted about fleeing
UK man, who doesn’t believe in safe sex, claims to have slept with 2,500 women
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
make them wait outside till the cab arrives. He has even boasted about fleeing the house of a lover who had 'a nose like a Boeing 747. Wagster says that when he was growing up his father wasn’t around. He also has 12 children with five different... Read more
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News.com.au
World’s most scenic airport approacheslovely Caribbean beaches with amazing, up-close plane spotting opportunities. P
World’s most scenic airport approaches
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
lovely Caribbean beaches with amazing, up-close plane spotting opportunities. Planes ranging from an ATR turboprop to a Boeing 747 fly mere feet over your head. Photos from St. Maarten look like they’re photoshopped — but they’re real!,” says... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Pilots looking for jobs in Hong Kong: is it worth it?carriers operate a total of approx. 300 aircraft, including narrow-bodies (Airb
Pilots looking for jobs in Hong Kong: is it worth it?
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
carriers operate a total of approx. 300 aircraft, including narrow-bodies (Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 NGs) and wide-bodies (Boeing 747 and 777). “10 years ago a lot of foreign pilots used to complain about their employers. But since then companies... Read more
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Daily Mail
Personal trainer brags he has bedded 2,500 women in 10 yearswill call them a cab and make them wait outside. He even boasted about fleeing
Personal trainer brags he has bedded 2,500 women in 10 years
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
will call them a cab and make them wait outside. He even boasted about fleeing the house of a lover who had 'a nose like a Boeing 747', taking off in her daughter's size five trainers and leaving his Roberto Cavalli leather jacket behind in his... Read more
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Canberra Times
Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson lets love rulewhile debuting at number two in Australia and number four in the United States,
Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson lets love rule
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
while debuting at number two in Australia and number four in the United States, and they arrive here – on a customised Boeing 747-400 piloted by the commercially licensed Dickinson – well into a successful world tour. Their durability, believes... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Electric airplanes make their marksolely by the sun. Solar Impulse has 17,000 solar panels on its wings, which sp
Electric airplanes make their mark
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 5 days ago
solely by the sun. Solar Impulse has 17,000 solar panels on its wings, which span the same distance as the wings of a Boeing 747 jumbo jet. The energy is stored in batteries for nighttime flying For pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre... Read more
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Times of Malta
Solar-powered plane in risky Pacific flightweighs more than 2,267kg, or about as much as a mid-size truck. The plane’s wi
Solar-powered plane in risky Pacific flight
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
weighs more than 2,267kg, or about as much as a mid-size truck. The plane’s wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Herald Sun
Solar plane triumph test of human enduranceaircraft weighs over 2260 kgs, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s w
Solar plane triumph test of human endurance
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
aircraft weighs over 2260 kgs, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Solar-powered aircraft lands in Silicon Valleyof nearby San Francisco, giving residents a chance to see the unique carbon-fib
Solar-powered aircraft lands in Silicon Valley
Computer World Australia / Posted 6 days ago
of nearby San Francisco, giving residents a chance to see the unique carbon-fiber plane which has a wingspan greater than a Boeing 747. Solar Impulse 2 flies above San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge on April 23, 2016. Solar Impulse 2 is being... Read more
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News.com.au
Solar plane triumph test of human enduranceaircraft weighs over 2260 kgs, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s w
Solar plane triumph test of human endurance
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
aircraft weighs over 2260 kgs, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Solar plane triumph test of human enduranceaircraft weighs over 2260 kgs, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s w
Solar plane triumph test of human endurance
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
aircraft weighs over 2260 kgs, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Perth Now
Solar plane triumph test of human enduranceaircraft weighs over 2260 kgs, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s w
Solar plane triumph test of human endurance
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
aircraft weighs over 2260 kgs, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Solar plane triumph test of human enduranceaircraft weighs over 2260 kgs, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s w
Solar plane triumph test of human endurance
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 days ago
aircraft weighs over 2260 kgs, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Solar Impulse 2 completes Pacific Ocean flightweighs more than 2,268kg, or about as much as a mid-size truck. The plane's wi
Solar Impulse 2 completes Pacific Ocean flight
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
weighs more than 2,268kg, or about as much as a mid-size truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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The Mercury News
Solar Impulse 2 inspires the worldfor such distances using only energy stored in its batteries. The challenge was
Solar Impulse 2 inspires the world
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
for such distances using only energy stored in its batteries. The challenge was to build a plane with the wingspan of a Boeing 747 (208 feet) that weighed as much as the average Chevy Tahoe (5,000 pounds). The remarkable result is a sleek,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Antarctica Gets Hot for Another Reason: Touristseven over the continent—including an Australian tour company that offers a 12½-
Antarctica Gets Hot for Another Reason: Tourists
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
even over the continent—including an Australian tour company that offers a 12½-hour sightseeing flight aboard a chartered Boeing 747—more than 90 percent of visitors come aboard ships. Much of the buzz on Antarctica is coming from the luxury end... Read more
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iol.co.za
Around the world in a solar-powered planeweighs over 5 000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings,
Around the world in a solar-powered plane
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
weighs over 5 000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Daily Star
Monster sized FATBERGS lurking under Brit city sparks 'poo-nami’ warningand our next steps are to explore how we can support them do the right thing."
Monster sized FATBERGS lurking under Brit city sparks 'poo-nami’ warning
Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
and our next steps are to explore how we can support them do the right thing." Last year, a fatberg the size of a Boeing 747 was discovered beneath the streets of Shepherds Bush in West London, and a record-breaker in Kingston weighed 15... Read more
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express
Furious Londoners blast Obama as US president’s helicopter convoy shatters peacecausing carnage in the surrouding streets. Obama arrived in Britain from Saudi
Furious Londoners blast Obama as US president’s helicopter convoy shatters peace
express / Posted 6 days ago
causing carnage in the surrouding streets. Obama arrived in Britain from Saudi Arabia on his specially-adapted Boeing 747 Air Force One, which costs a staggering £2,373 a minute to run. Related articles Queen banned Obama’s helicopters... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley's tech elite salute high-achieving solar pilotstold reporters after landing the Solar Impulse 2 at 11:45 p.m. The plane, whos
Silicon Valley's tech elite salute high-achieving solar pilots
Silicon Valley / Posted 6 days ago
told reporters after landing the Solar Impulse 2 at 11:45 p.m. The plane, whose wings stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, started its globe-circling journey in March 2015 from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Solar-powered plane lands at Moffett Fieldthan 5,000 pounds, or about as much as a midsize truck. The wings of Solar Imp
Solar-powered plane lands at Moffett Field
Silicon Valley / Posted 6 days ago
than 5,000 pounds, or about as much as a midsize truck. The wings of Solar Impulse 2, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Orange County Register
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human enduranceweighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s wings,
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human endurance
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
weighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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The Mercury News
Silicon Valley's tech elite salute high-achieving solar pilotstold reporters after landing the Solar Impulse 2 at 11:45 p.m. The plane, whos
Silicon Valley's tech elite salute high-achieving solar pilots
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
told reporters after landing the Solar Impulse 2 at 11:45 p.m. The plane, whose wings stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, started its globe-circling journey in March 2015 from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Solar-Plane Pilots Say Trip Was Also Test Of Human Enduranceweighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s wings,
Solar-Plane Pilots Say Trip Was Also Test Of Human Endurance
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
weighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane’s wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stunning shots show Solar Impulse 2 soaring above Golden Gate Bridgeweighs more than 5,000 pounds, or about as much as a midsize truck The plane's
Stunning shots show Solar Impulse 2 soaring above Golden Gate Bridge
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
weighs more than 5,000 pounds, or about as much as a midsize truck The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Anchorage-bound cargo jet lands safely after bird strike damages wingwhen at least one bird hit its wing. Airline representatives could not immediat
Anchorage-bound cargo jet lands safely after bird strike damages wing
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
when at least one bird hit its wing. Airline representatives could not immediately be reached for comment. The four-engine Boeing 747-8 freighter was descending toward the airport but not yet on approach. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Solar plane arrives in Californiaweighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings,
Solar plane arrives in California
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
weighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human enduranceweighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings,
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human endurance
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
weighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Island Packet
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human enduranceweighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings,
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human endurance
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
weighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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PhysOrg
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human enduranceweighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings,
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human endurance
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
weighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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ABC News
Solar-Plane Pilots Say Trip Was Also Test of Human Enduranceweighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings,
Solar-Plane Pilots Say Trip Was Also Test of Human Endurance
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
weighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human enduranceweighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings,
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human endurance
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
weighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human enduranceweighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings,
Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human endurance
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 6 days ago
weighs over 5,000 pounds, about as much as a midsize truck. The plane's wings, which stretch wider than those of a Boeing 747, are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries. The plane runs on stored energy... Read more
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