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Posted: Monday, June 2, 2014 8:35 am

MSN.com:

A Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft has made a successful inaugural flight as its makers prepare for what they hope will be the first round-the-world solar flight.

The Solar Impulse 2 team said the aircraft spent 2 hours and 17 minutes in the air above western Switzerland early Monday. They plan several other flights over the coming months.

For the full story, visit: http://news.msn.com/science-technology/swiss-made-solar-plane-makes-maiden-flight

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