airplane design

oscar viñals’ ‘solar skin’ plane generates enough energy to fly itself

as its name would suggest, viñals’ ‘solar skin’ plane is covered with a painted film of quantum solar dots, along with two double helix wind turbines to help generate the electricity it needs to fly.

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solar-powered aircraft takes flight for the first time

the solar-powered stratospheric aircraft, solarstratos, flew for the first time in payerne, switzerland today during a test flight. conditions were optimal and the team are delighted with the result of years work. under the watchful eye of raphael domjan – eco-explorer, solarstratos pilot, and the person behind the project – the test pilot flew solarstratos […]

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priestmangoode comprehensively re-designs united airlines’ business class experience

over the last three years, priestmangoode develop a comprehensive global re-brand that is seeing a complete overhaul of the business class experience, from lounge to landing now called ‘polaris’.

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