Google hangout: MIT students quiz Solar Impulse 2 pilot André Borschberg

Includes footage of remote-controlled solar aircraft models taken during MIT's Unified Engineering annual flight competition, held last week.

Earlier this week students at MIT’s school of Unified Engineering received a virtual tour of the Solar Impulse 2 cockpit and shared their learnings from designing, building and flying their own remote-controlled model aircraft. In turn, Solar Impulse co-founder, CEO and pilot, André Borschberg, answered their questions on the challenges surrounding energy efficiency, technical complexity, optimal weight, human endurance and much more…

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