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Solar Plane Leaves Oman, Heads to India

A Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off just after dawn on Tuesday from Muscat, Oman, bound for India for the second leg - and its first sea crossing - in a historic round-the-world trip.   Pilot Bertrand Piccard was at the controls of the single-seater Solar Impulse 2, which is making the 1,465-kilometer (910-mile) journey from Muscat to Ahmedabad without a drop of fuel.   It will take an estimated 16 hours of flying as it crosses over the Arabian Sea to...

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