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Video answers: ‘Solar Impulse – flying without fuel’

Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. To create a plane that could fly perpetually.
  2. By using the power of the sun collected in solar cells during the day to keep the plane flying during the night.
  3. It forced the team to innovate on all of the plane’s technological systems.
  4. It had to be lightweight, use very little electricity and withstand extreme temperatures.
  5. The team hopes to inspire present and future generations to adopt clean technologies to fight climate change.

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