Pilot Boat – Anastasia
Boat Crew – Eddie Spelling (pilot), Paul and A.N.Other
Swim Crew – James Vickery, Maretta Robinson.
Observer – Peter
Swimmer – Pauline Barker… 2,616 more words
WATCH ABOVE: For the very first time, an electric plane was flown across the English Channel. As Stuart Greer explains, today’s flight marked another important step in building a green aviation industry. 788 more words
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CALAIS, France (AP) — Airbus flew its electric plane across the English Channel for the first time Friday — hours after an independent French pilot made a similar voyage, beating the aeronautics giant in this symbolically important step toward making electronic flight viable in the long term. 549 more words