Solar-Powered Airplane Could Deliver Medical Supplies To Africa

Solar-Powered Airplane Could Deliver Medical Supplies To Africa
technology

The Solar Ship is a hybrid aircraft that is powered by the sun and is on a mission to fly supplies to areas where they are much-needed.

Emma Hutchings
  • 23 january 2013

The Solar Ship is a hybrid aircraft that is powered by the sun and assisted by helium. It can take off or land on an area of land the size of a soccer field, an advantage that would allow it to deliver medical supplies to remote regions that aren’t accessible by road vehicles or other airplanes that need a larger space.

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