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Video: ‘Solar Impulse cockpit’

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Continuing from last week’s video about the food and clothing used on board Solar Impulse, here’s another video that describe the cockpit of the completely solar-powered plane.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. What size is the cockpit?
  2. What were the most important factors in designing the cockpit?
  3. Why is an oxygen supply necessary above 3,000m?
  4. What is the minimum predicted temperature in the cockpit?
  5. In what ways are the cockpit comfortable for the pilot?
  6. Where’s the toilet on board?
  7. How does the pilot communicate with his team?
  8. How do the team know if the pilot is ok?

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Solar Impulse Airplane – The Cockpit of Solar Impulse 2 – #Discover

The cockpit is designed around the requirements of the longest and most challenging flights: 5 days and 5 nights across the Pacific Ocean. Discover the pilot’s living environment by watching what it’s like to be in the pilot’s seat.