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Solar Brothers meet the Wright Brothers in Dayton, Ohio!

Solar Impulse 2, with Swiss pilot and co-founder André Borschberg in the cockpit, touched down in ...

Solar Impulse 2 touches down in the Heart of the United States!

After a 18 hours and 10 minutes flight, Solar Impulse 2, piloted by Bertrand Piccard, landed safely ...

Solar Impulse 2 took off in Direction of Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), with Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard in the cockpit, took off from Phoenix Goo...

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Phoenix!

Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) successfully completed the tenth leg of its record-breaking attempt to circle ...

Solar Impulse 2 about to cross the Continental Landmass of USA!

Swiss pilot and co-founder of the Solar Impulse-project, André Borschberg, departed at 14:03 CEST (1...

2015 FAI Annual Report Just Out!

The 2015 FAI Annual Report provides an overview of all our activities with plenty of pictures. More ...

Solar Brothers meet the Wright Brothers in Dayton, Ohio!

Solar Brothers meet the Wright Brothers in Dayton, Ohio!

Solar Impulse 2, with Swiss pilot and co-founder André Borschberg in the cockpit, touched down in Dayton International Airport in Ohio after a 16 h....

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Solar Impulse 2 touches down in the Heart of the United States!

Solar Impulse 2 touches down in the Heart of the United States!

After a 18 hours and 10 minutes flight, Solar Impulse 2, piloted by Bertrand Piccard, landed safely in Tulsa International Airport in Oklahoma at 06:1....

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Solar Impulse 2 took off in Direction of Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Solar Impulse 2 took off in Direction of Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), with Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard in the cockpit, took off from Phoenix Goodyear Airport, Arizona, at 12:05 CET (10:05 UCT, 0....

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12 May 2011: First Human-Powered Rotorcraft Record  Celebrates 5 Years Anni....

12 May 2011: First Human-Powered Rotorcraft Record Celebrates 5 Years Anni....

On 12 May 2011, biology student and female pilot Judith Wexler flew the human-powered helicopter “Gamera I” for 4.2 seconds in College Park, MD (U....

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Solar Impulse 2 lands in Phoenix!

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Phoenix!

Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) successfully completed the tenth leg of its record-breaking attempt to circle the globe. With André Borschberg at the controls,....

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8 July 2010: Borschberg Breaks  the First Solar-Powered Aeroplane Records O....

8 July 2010: Borschberg Breaks the First Solar-Powered Aeroplane Records O....

Five years ago today, Swiss pilot André Borschberg landed the zero-fuel aircraft Solar Impulse HB-SIA after a 26h 10m 19s flight from and to Payerne,....

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Electrically- and Solar-powered Aircraft

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Since a couple of years the FAI Homebuilt Aircraft Commission has been monitoring the developing movement of Electrically- and solar-powered aircraft.

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Browse the list of Amateur-built Aircraft Events.

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CIACA Awards

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FAI Amateur-built Aircraft awards are given to amateur aircraft builders who display exceptional skill and effort in the design or restoration of aircraft.

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IOC Recognised

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3h 54m 59s = World Record manpowered aircraft

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Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth

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There are 150 pilots in Paragliding Worlds