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AIRSHIPS  - SOLAR IMPULSE

SOLAR IMPULSE has Landed in Seville -Spain
Trans Atlantic Flight
http://www.solarimpulse.com/rtw

Departure20th June 2016 06:30 UTC
Arrival23rd June 2016 05:38 UTC
Flight Time2 Days 23 Hours 8 Minutes
Distance6765 km
Max Altitude8 534 m
Solar Energy1388 kWh





































SOLAR IMPULSE ready for Landing in Seville
http://www.solarimpulse.com/rtw

Time of departure20th June 2016 06:30 UTC
Flight Time2d 21h 27m 24s
Distance6205 km (98 %)
Altitude4734 ft (1443 m)
Batteries charge44% (discharging)
Energy Neutral in14h 15m
Solar energy-






SOLAR IMPULSE over the Atlantic
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http://www.solarimpulse.com/rtw





















SOLAR IMPULSE over the Atlantic
WATCH LIVE
http://www.solarimpulse.com/rtw
NEW YORK TO SEVILLE
FLIGHT 15
Time of departure 20th June 2016 06:30 UTC
Flight Time 1d 15h 30m 28s
Distance 3263 km (48 %)
Altitude 19804 ft (6036 m)
Batteries charge 99% (discharging)
Energy Neutral in 21h 04m
Solar energy -
http://www.solarimpulse.com/leg-15-from-New_York-to-Seville




WATCH LIVE
http://www.solarimpulse.com/rtw
Flight15 Pilot Bertrand Piccard 
and his wife in Monaco (MCC) Michelle Piccard
SOLAR IMPULSE 
over the Atlantic
http://www.solarimpulse.com/leg-15-from-New_York-to-Seville
NEW YORK TO SEVILLE
FLIGHT 15
Time of departure 20th June 2016 06:30 UTC
Flight Time 1d 13h 41m 58s
Distance 3047 km (45 %)
Altitude 28289 ft (8623 m)
Batteries charge 100% (discharging)
Energy Neutral in 0h 01m
Solar energy 13 kWh

SOLAR IMPULSE in New York




SOLAR IMPULSE in California




AIRSHIPS - Solar Impulse landed in Hawaii.


AIRSHIPS - Solar Impulse landed in  Hawaii.













A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

http://phys.org/news/2015-07-solar-powered-plane-due-hawaii-five-day.html

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AIRSHIPS - World-record electric motor for aircraft
To slim down the end shield, Siemens developed a special optimization algorithm and integrated it into the Siemens CAE-Program NX Nastran.

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AIRSHIPS - SOLAR IMPULSE 2 ARRIVES IN CHINA
Attempting the First Round-The-World Solar Flight to inspire innovation and encourage the use of clean technologies, the solar powered airplane of Bertrand Piccard and AndrĂ© Borschberg successfully landed at the Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport this week.












https://solarthermalmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Solar-Impulse-China-2.jpg

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Budget 2015 Department of Transportation (DOT) 
to support infrastructure projects
The Budget  provides a total of $91 billion in discretionary and mandatory funding in 2015 for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to support infrastructure projects critical for long-term growth.

-“Fix it First” projects that emphasize maintaining existing infrastructure in a state of good 
repair; 
-Providing $1.25 billion per year for the competitive TIGER Grant program, which helps States and localities support innovative projects that deliver exceptional transportation benefits;