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Tuesday, 24 June, 2003, 14:01 GMT 15:01 UK

Strato-plane looks skyward

By Jonathan Amos

BBC News Online science staff


British engineers are preparing to push the limits of aeroplane technology.


Zephyr 3, a solar-powered propeller-driven vehicle, is set to fly to 132,000 feet (40 kilometres) in the next few months.



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