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From: Shawn Gordon

Also something the greens ignore with alternative fuels and such is
that you can't power an airplane with it.
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I beg to differ...

http://www.pvresources.com/en/helios.php

http://www.solarimpulse.com/en/index.php
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php...show_article=1

http://www.alternative-energy-news.i...lane-avionics/
(mind you, this only powers the "avionics", not the entire plane)

and a dozen more:
http://www.blazingwings.org/entry/to...red-aircrafts/
(includes videos)


and THAT is just SOLAR...

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/env.../alt_fuels.pdf
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/m...7/ai_n15859742
http://www.environmentalleader.com/2...ernative-fuel/

[etc.]

Granted, the solar solutions listed above aren't for "passenger aircraft", but they are airplanes, which is all your statement postulated...

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