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HB-SIA: manned solar powered aircraft

flying day and night (and day and night and...) on solar power
Manufacturer Solarimpulse Switzerland
Type SI-A SI-B
Span 63.4 m
crew 1 1
Engines 4 4
Design altitude FL280 FL280
First flight 2010 2014

Contributions: controls & dynamics, aerodynamics, performance, flight test