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Mai 2016

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    29/05 - 2016

    The Future of Aviation

    When my grandfather invented the pressurized cabin and made the first flight ever in the stratosphere in 1931, one of his goals was to demonstrate that it was possible to reach an altitude where fuel consumption... - read more

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    26/05 - 2016

    Here I am Lehigh Valley!

    Here I am Lehigh Valley! That sunset was a wonderful finishing touch to a great cleantech flight from Dayton    Happy to see so many children tonight! W/ #solarimpulse I want to inspire future generations... - read more

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    25/05 - 2016

    Flying to Lehigh Valley International Airport

    I am airborne, flying to Lehigh Valley International Airport with the moon by my side. Goodbye ‪Dayton‬ and thank you for your warm welcome!  Goodbye #Dayton! #solarimpulse engineers did a wonderful... - read more

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    22/05 - 2016

    The Wright Brothers plane in my hand

    The Wright Brothers plane in my hand, our solar plane behind me, and the moon what a magical landing!   - read more

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    20/05 - 2016

    Excited about clean technologies?

    It so happens that we landed in Tulsa, Oklahoma last week, which used to be known as the “oil capital of the world”. So I thought it would be interesting to visit the Phillips Petroleum Company (now know... - read more

  • Logbook

    13/05 - 2016

    A magical flight

    A magical flight. I had the impression everything came into place to allow Si2 and I to fulfill it   - read more

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    13/05 - 2016

    American branch of the Piccard family

    I have a special thought during this flight from Phoenix to Tulsa, ‪Oklahoma‬ for the American branch of the Piccard family founded by my grandfather's twin brother, Jean Piccard, in the 30s. Jean was... - read more

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    12/05 - 2016

    While flying next to Albuquerque

    While flying next to Albuquerque with Si2 and not a balloon, I'm thinking about my dear friends of Balloon Fiesta  - read more

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    12/05 - 2016

    Goodbye Phoenix!

    Goodbye friends and supporters in Phoenix! It was great being back after our stop in 2013 with Si1! It was a warm and friendly welcome!  I am now airborne with Si2! For 17 hours it will be only him and... - read more

  • Logbook

    08/05 - 2016

    Trance-Pacific

    21-24 April 2016 The images of the Pacific are still dancing before my eyes, and I hope they will continue to do so for a long time. The West coast of Oahu Island, under my right wing, still follows me.... - read more

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    04/05 - 2016

    Phoenix, the city of Milton Erickson

    If Phoenix is today the city of Solar Impulse, for decades it was that of Milton Erickson, the inventor of modern hypnosis. The son of a farmer, Erickson, who became a psychiatrist, was the first to use... - read more

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    02/05 - 2016

    Have a good flight to Phoenix

    After my three days flight from Hawaii to California, I am happy to see André Borschberg in the cockpit taking over the controls to fly over to Phoenix. Have a good flight ! - read more

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