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A slow revolution in the skies will transform life on the ground

A slow revolution in the skies will transform life on the ground

作者:双襞  时间:2019-03-06 11:03:10  人气:

Solar Impulse When pilots John Alcock and Arthur Brown became the first to fly a plane non-stop across the Atlantic 97 years ago, incentives included a £10,000 prize put up by aviation-mad Daily Mail owner Alfred Harmsworth, worth about $1 million today. Such competitions spurred innovation and helped usher in the global aviation system we have today, which has utterly transformed the world. Attempts to set flight records continue – but are less about cash prizes,