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Old 24.07.2012, 15:32
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Solar Impulse will be passing just over our head around 16.15. Big Mara keep an eye out at your end.

Thanks Deep Purple in UK for sending the link.


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This link might work better

http://live.solarimpulse.com/
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After waving to us, they will be flying right over the middle of Lake Neuchatel on their way to Payerne. Who says the Swiss are not inventive and innovative

Looks like they are a bit late. ETA in Payerne between 8-9pm there will be a big party- public invited if you are in the area.

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Re: Solar Impulse over our head

We saw them doing test flights over Fribourg area last year before we moved house. Really good view of it as it was quite low.

Still, I can't really see any use for the tech they're developing. The size needed for anything useful is just too large and, of course, making the batteries/panels actually puts out more pollution.
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They passed very very close - but just the other side of the Jura crest, behind the trees , duh. Just about to go over Lake Neuchatel now, between Auvernier and Colombier. Let's hope the Joran does no play havoc with turbulence. (The Joran is a very strong and destructive wind which catches boats and windsurfers, etc, unaware as it comes so quickly and often with such violence. Caused by the air over the Jura cooling quickly late afternoon whilst the air over the lake is still hot, which creates a dangerous vacuum). Bonne chance Bertrand.
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He turned just south of us and is now over the lake around Bevaix.

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Should have gone for the apéro at the Trinkette (de Bevaix) - a very nice spot for lunch, apéro or dinner

And the Eagle has landed, bravo and welcome home.

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I prefer the Restaurant du Cygne.

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