Solar Impulse Plane Starts Epic Global Flight
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A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane is under way.

The aircraft – called Solar Impulse-2 – took off from Abu Dhabi and heads east, first to Oman, and then to India.

Over the next five months, it will skip from continent to continent, crossing both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans in the process.

Swiss adventurers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg will share the pilot duties in the single-seater vehicle. Follow their trip here.

They’ll stop off at various locations to rest and to carry out maintenance, and also to spread a campaigning message about clean technologies.

ogilvydo caught up with the pilots last year at Cannes Lions, check out the interview here, 

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