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Solar Impulse 2 flights from Ahmedabad to Varanasi

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Flights Solar Impulse 2 3rd from Ahmedabad to Varanasi successfully took off at 07:18, local time (Ahmedabad), or at 01:48 UTC. The pilot will fly a plane with zero fuel mileage of about 1127.9km (609NM), the time required is estimated for 15 hours. The maximum height at an estimated cost of up to 5180 meters. Si2 plane occupied by only one person as a pilot, namely André Borschberg, from Switzerland.

As we know in advance that the aircraft Solar Impulse 2 is a project of Solar Impulse around the world using solar energy. Energy obtained from solar panels by 17,000 solar cells mounted on the wings of the aircraft along 72 meters.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015, the take-off was delayed nearly two hours, but then Borschberg completed around 1127.9 km distance from Ahmedabad to Varanasi slightly faster than had been expected. According to the BBC, the trip takes 8 hours.

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