Payerne (Switzerland)

Type: City
Name: Payerne (Switzerland)
Country: Switzerland
Latitude: 46.82
Longitude: 6.92
population: 7,758
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ultralight plane solely powered by the sun

Source: ASM InternationalThe Solar Impulse 2 aircraft will be the first to travel around the world entirely without fuel in 2015 and was recently unveiled in Payerne, Switzerland. On board are numerous innovative products and solutions from Bayer MaterialScience, ... [Published ASM International - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

"Wings of Storm's" hundredth display

, News Foto: HRZ i PZO/ M. KaračićThe «Wings of Storm» (Krila Oluje) Aerobatic Team of the 93rd Croatian Air Force and Air Defence Base flew its 100th display at the Red Bull Air Race held in Rovinj on 13 April 2014.The jubilean display was marked by ... [Published Morh.hr - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

4/15/2014: World: GEARING UP FOR A CLEAN WORLD TOUR

Sun-powered plane ‘Solar Impulse 2’ is pulled out of its base for the first time for tests with solar panels in Payerne, Switzerland. It will attempt to fly around the world in stages using only solar energy in 2015. Last year, its predecessor... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

The solar-powered plane’s next test

The team behind the Solar Impulse 2 has already flown across the contiguous United States, now it wants to fly around the globe. (Laurent Gillieron/EPA)Mission: To complete a round-the-world flight in 2015The plane: Solar Impulse 2Its top speed: 87 m ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Around the world in solar-powered plane

London, April 13 (IANS) The dream of flying around the world on solar power got a step up as Switzerland unveiled a futuristic solar-powered flying machine.Pilots André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard revealed the futuristic flying machine in a ceremony ... [Published Mangalorean - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

7 ingredients for awesome train service (slideshow) : TreeHugger

On my recent trip to Switzerland for the unveiling of Solar Impulse 2[1] (a solar plane that will be the 1st solar plane to fly around the world), I ended up riding some of Switzerland’s trains from Zurich airport to Payerne (approximately 2½ hours away) ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Daring Quest to Circle the Globe in This Solar Plane

The underside of the carbon fiber ribs inside the wing Photo: Jean Revillard/Solar ImpulseDübendorf, Switzerland: Solar Impulse team is currently building a second aircraft to fly around the world in stages in 2015. Solar Impulse engineers are assembling ... [Published Wired News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss unveil new solar plane for global flight

PAYERNE, Switzerland: The Swiss-made airplane built for the first round-the-world solar flight has wings longer than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet yet weighs only about as much as a large car.The Solar Impulse 2, unveiled to the world at Switzerland's Payerne ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Pilots To Circle Globe In Solar-Powered Plane

The Solar Impulse 2 is a plane that would - in theory - fly forever. Unveiled in a hangar in Payerne, Switzerland, the aircraft will attempt to fly around the world using only solar energy. The ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Next generation solar plane unveiled in Switzerland

PAYERNE, Switzerland - The masterminds of sun-powered plane Solar Impulse formally unveiled their new aircraft Wednesday, a year ahead of their planned round-the-world flight.Solar Impulse 2 is the successor of the original plane of the same name, which ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

Swiss unveil new solar plane for non-stop global flight

21:49People look at the second Solar Impulse experimental solar-powered plane, the HB-SIB, to be used for a round-the-world voyage next year, during its presentation in Payerne on April 9, 2014 (AFP Photo / Fabrice Coffrini)A Swiss team unveiled a new ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 4 reports

Swiss unveil new solar plane for global flight

PAYERNE( SWITZERLAND): The Swiss-made airplane built for the first round-the-world solar flight has wings longer than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet yet weighs only about as much as a large car. The , unveiled to the world Wednesday at Switzerland's Payerne Air ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 09 2014]

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...work and performances of the Team since its constitution in 2005, and that their largest Croatian audience was at the Red Bull Air Race in Rovinj. "It is our wish to promote our country worldwide, and to take advantage of the performances to promote the abilities and skills of the Croatian military pilots, to win the interest of and recruit young staff for the future, to perform the same moves that we do today», stated Maj.  Vrđuka. The singularity of the «Wings of Storm" lies in the demanding or exclusive character of some of the aerobatic manoeuvres placing them among the world's top aerobatic groups
"The Solar Impulse initiative is both scientific and innovative. It is also philosophical, by its goal of raising awareness in society about the need to save our planet's energy resources. Without Bayer and its mission of conducting 'Science For A Better Life' this solar airplane would never have been light and efficient enough to be able to fly night and day without fuel" Mr Piccard said
"Today, we are one step closer to our dream of flying around the world on solar power" Piccard said
"Today, this airplane exists. It's the most incredible airplane of its time. It can fly with no fuel, day and night, and we hope that we can make it go around the world" Piccard said

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Ultralight plane solely powered by the sun [Published ASM International - Apr 17 2014]
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions insures Solar Impu... [Published Strategic Risk - Apr 17 2014]
"Wings of Storm's" hundredth display [Published Morh.hr - Apr 16 2014]
Omega partners with Solar Impulse for Solar Imp... [Published Gulf Connoisseur - Apr 16 2014]
4/15/2014: World: GEARING UP FOR A CLEAN WORLD ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 15 2014]
The solar-powered plane’s next test [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
Solar Impulse 2 unveiled [Published MoldMaking Technology - Apr 14 2014]
Second Solar Impulse aircraft unveiled [Published China Plastic and Rubber Journal - Apr 14 2014]
Around the world in solar-powered plane [Published Mangalorean - Apr 13 2014]
Around the world in solar-powered plane [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 13 2014]
7 ingredients for awesome train service (slides... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 12 2014]
7 ingredients for awesome train service (slides... [Published Treehugger - Apr 11 2014]
The Daring Quest to Circle the Globe in This So... [Published Wired News - Apr 11 2014]
Swiss unveil new solar plane for global flight [Published Gulf Daily News - Apr 11 2014]
Solar Impulse 2 spreads its wings for the public [Published Gizmag - Apr 11 2014]
Plastic components featured in new solar-powere... [Published Plastics News - Apr 11 2014]
DLR Tests Solar Aircraft for Round-the-world Trip [Published Sensors & Systems - Apr 11 2014]
Pilots To Circle Globe In Solar-Powered Plane [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
Pilots To Circle Globe In Solar-Powered Plane [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
Google Glass Virtual Tour Lets You See Inside N... [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 10 2014]
New Solar Impulse ultralight plane unveiled [Published Plastics & Rubber Asia - Apr 10 2014]
Premiere for futuristic aircraft Bayer material... [Published MENAFN - Apr 10 2014]
Sun-Powered Plane for Round-the-World Flight Un... [Published Softpedia - Apr 10 2014]
New Solar Plane Aims for Round-the-World Flight [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
Solar plane to soak up sun in round-the-world f... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 10 2014]
Solar Impulse 2: The Round-The-World Aircraft I... [Published Clean Technica - Apr 10 2014]
Swiss unveil new solar plane for non-stop globa... [Published Russia Today - Apr 09 2014]
Solar Impulse Unveils Solar-Powered Aircraft [Published Aviation Week - Apr 09 2014]
Solar-Powered Plane Aims for Round-the-World Fl... [Published Discover Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
Swiss unveil new solar plane for global flight [Published Economic Times - Apr 09 2014]
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Next generation solar plane unveiled in Switzer... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 09 2014]
PAYERNE, Switzerland - The masterminds of sun-powered plane Solar Impulse formally unveiled their new aircraft Wednesday, a year ahead of their planned round-the-world flight.Solar Impulse 2 is the successor of the original plane of the same name, which ...
Davos’s World Economic Forum Air Defense [Published The Aviationist - Feb 01 2014]
World Economic Forum 2014, in Davos, from Jan. 22 to 25, was secured by a complex airspace surveillance operation. As happened in the last years , both the Austrian Air Force and the Swiss Air Force contributed to the security of the international conference ...
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