1. Project Sunrise

    2. Los Angeles California 1974

    3. Flight of the Worlds First Solar Powered Aircraft

    4. by

    5. Roland Boucher

    P 14

The Designer, Roland Boucher is checking the voltage and current under full power while Col Thacker looks on as Bob Boucher operates the throttle. The little black square about afoot aft of the Wing is the sun compass which weighed less than one oz. Circular solar cells covered a large part of the wing.