Flying With The Help Of The Sun

May 23, 2008 at 10:05 am Leave a comment

A new project revealed. According to this post, a new solar powered airplane is about to be launched. The only question I would like to ask is: if it’s about to be launched, how come there’s no video of the actual plane? I suspect that it doesn’t exist yet but it’s a good start.

Here’s how it works:

It’s powered by a dense array of photovoltaic (solar) cells which generate electricity from sunlight during the day and store it in on-board lithium batteries to be used at night.

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