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Solar power triumphs in 26-hour night flight

The Solar Impulse HB-SIA has created history. The giant glider-like aircraft, whose wingspan is the same as an Airbus A340, set record for the longest and highest solar flight.

Virgin’s commercial spaceship makes debut flight

Marking an advancement towards commercial space travel, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane was airlifted for its first test flight over California's Mojave Desert on Monday.

Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner completes maiden trip

Everett, Washington, December 16 -- Boeing Company’s new double-engine and more fuel-efficient aircraft ‘787 Dreamliner’ completed its first test flight and landed in Everett, Washington.