Bayer Companies,Bayer MaterialScience Countdown for Unparalleled Flight High-tech Materials on Board

Countdown has started for a visionary project: In a few weeks the futuristic Solar Impulse aircraft will embark on its unprecedented flight around the world powered only by the sun and supported by high-tech materials. Details of the historic journey were unveiled by the projects co-founders and pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andr Borschberg on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi in the Persian Gulf where the plane will set off. On board are numerous innovative products and solutions from Bayer MaterialScience.