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Video: ‘Solar impulse – Flying without fuel’

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Here’s an interesting video that describes the Solar Impulse project. Who had the idea and what do they hope to achieve? Watch the video to find out.

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 was the impossible dream of Piccard and Borschberg?
  2. How did they hope to achieve this dream?
  3. What did this effect have on this plane’s design?
  4. What were the limitations on the design of communications system on board?
  5. What do the team hope to achieve by creating this plane and flying it around the world?

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