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Meet The Pilot Behind The Solar Impulse

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After landing at DFW International Airport early Thursday morning, the world’s first aircraft powered completely by solar energy will be on display in North Texas.  The Solar Impulse is on a cross-country trip to publicize the ground-breaking technology used to develop the plane.

KRLD’s Chris Sommer spoke with Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard.

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