• SOLAR AIRPLANE LANDS IN NEW YORK, ENDS US TRIP

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    NEW YORK CITY: The experimental Solar Impulse plane, powered by the sun, completed a transcontinental trip across the United States on Saturday (Sunday in Manila), touching down in New York despite a rip in the fabric of one wing. The giant, single-person plane runs on four electric propellers powered by an array of solar cells mounted on the plane’s 63-meter (206 foot) wingspan.

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