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Published on May 13, 2011
Destination Brussels, Belgium! Here is the take-off filmed from one of the cars that was following André Borschberg. You can see that the wind was strong and shifted the plane's tail to the right !
WHAT IS SOLAR IMPULSE ? The only airplane of perpetual endurance, able to fly day and night on solar power, without a drop of fuel. Our challenge is to attempt the First Round-The-World Solar Flight in 2015. A way for Bertrand Piccard, André Borschberg and their team to demonstrate how pioneering spirit, innovation and clean technologies can change the world.