Solar plane aims for round-the-world flight

Swiss pilots plan first round-the-world solar flight in an aircraft claimed to remain in the air indefinitely.

Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 00:29
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A team planning the world's first round-the-world solar-powered flight has unveiled a new version of their unique aircraft.

Two Swiss pioneers will attempt the flight next year, in an aircraft they say can stay in the air indefinitely.

Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports from Brussels.


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