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Solar Plane Lands in Egypt on Penultimate Leg of World Tour

An airplane powered by energy from the sun arrived Wednesday in Egypt, the penultimate stop on the first fuel-free flight around the globe. Solar Impulse 2, a spindly single-seat plane, flew over the pyramids to make a smooth landing at Cairo airport at about 7:10 a.m. (0510 GMT), ending a flight leg that lasted 48 hours and 50 minutes. The plane, which began its journey in Abu Dhabi in March 2015 and is due to end it there, has been piloted in turns by Swiss aviators Andre Borschberg...

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