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Solar Plane Backers Raises $20M to Resume Record Trip

The Swiss solar-powered plane whose record-setting, round-the-world flight was put on hold in July by weather and battery trouble has raised the $20 million it needs to finish the trip, co-founder and pilot Andre Borschberg said Monday. Borschberg, at the United Nations' Paris climate summit with co-pilot Bertrand Piccard, said backers making contributions include chemical-maker Solvay, Swiss lift-maker Schindler, power grid-maker ABB and Swatch's Omega brand. Borschberg and...

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