May Chapter Meeting

Submitted by thail on Fri, 05/13/2016 - 13:24.
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05/14/2016 - 10:30

EAA Chapter 119 May meeting is Saturday, May 14th, meeting starts at 10:30am.Doors open when someone gets there with a key, maybe by 9am....   Presentation:  Tom Hail on the Solar Impulse Around the World Flight, currently in progress.

Solar Impulse is a solar powered airplane built by a Swiss group, solar panels power the motors and charge batteries for flight through the night.

At 25kts, it takes a long time to get anywhere.  Six days from Japan to Hawaii.

It has crossed Asia, the Pacific, and is now crossing the US.

Did you see it land at Moffett?  Or take off out of there?