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The Wings of the Sun


Length 1 x 52' Year 2011

Format One-off Genre Documentary

After years of cutting-edge research, the Solar Impulse HB-SIA, the first airplane designed to fly day and night without fuel, has finally made it's first night flight on July 7th, 2010. The dream of famous explorers and engineers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg has become reality. Now, flying clean is possible thanks to skin-like solar panels and powerful light batteries !


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Support HD video

Format One-off

Target audience All

Original version(s) French

Available version(s) English (Dubbed, Subtitled)


Prix Roberval, catégorie Télévision, Paris - nov 2011 Prix Vision optimiste de l'avenir, Green Vision, USA – Nov 2011 Phoenix d'or du Film d'aventure, Explorimages, Nice - Novembre 2011 Mention spéciale du jury, Dijon, novembre 2011 Toison d'or de l'aventurier de l'année : André Borschberg, Les ailes du soleil, Dijon, novembre 2011 L'ICARE de l'aventure scientifique, Coupe Icare, St Hilaire du Touvet, septembre 2011 Ancre de bronze, Festival International du Film maritime et d'exploration, Toulon, septembre 2011 Trophée d'argent, Festival du Film Scientifique de la Réunion, avril 2011

Nationality France

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