John McGinnis is raising funds for Synergy Aircraft Project on Kickstarter! We're building an airplane, in a garage (!) but it's not just another tired old airplane. This is Synergy, the beginning of the future.
Schematic of recharging circuit that uses a solar panel (multiple solar cells) to charge a NiMH AA battery pack through a Schottky diode, while the device monitors the voltage levels of the power sources through resistors.
Air Force B-52 crashes on takeoff from Guam; 7 crew not injured
After years of planning, the solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 has successfully started its round the world trip. If everything goes to plan, it will become the first aircraft to fly around the globe without a single drop of fuel.
Solar Impulse completes first solar-powered international flight, Captain Piccard returns to earth