Solar Impulse flying across the US

Discussion in 'All Things Boats & Boating' started by Corley, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. Corley
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  2. rwatson
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    Is it powerful enough to carry a decent load of drugs, or will we still need the Hells Angels on their motorcycles ?
     
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    It's huge. It has a wing span of 208 feet.
     
  4. Petros
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    is is a pure drone or does it carry a pilot? Aeroviroment built the helios decades ago, unmaned and could take off and stay aloft by following the sun around the world.

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