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suntoucher solar powered aircraft concept by samuel nicz
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mar 22, 2013
suntoucher solar powered aircraft concept by samuel nicz


‘suntoucher’ by samuel nicz

 

 

the ‘suntoucher’ is a two-seater aircraft concept which has the capability of flying for several hundred miles without fuel.
developed by samuel nicz, it uses solar energy collected from the photovoltaic cells installed across its large wingspan of 70m to power its AC engine,
which is situated in the middle of the glider’s fuselage. the lightweight construction is designed to be environmentally friendly,
and economically fly over long distances, at an average speed of 100 km/h.

 

 

 

 


rendering of the nose

 

 


top view of the cockpit which accommodates two passengers

 

 


drawing of a two engine version

 


building a prototype model of the aircraft

 

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