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June 12, 1979. Bryan Allen, who helped develop first successful human-powered aircraft with Paul MacCready in 1977, pedals chain-driven Gossamer Albatross across English Channel.
Aug. 7, 1980. Janice Brown pilots Paul MacCready's Gossamer Penguin, first solar-powered aircraft without battery-stored energy, in 15-minute test flight in California.
July 7, 1981. MacCready's Solar Challenger is first solar-powered aircraft to cross English Channel.
Dec. 14-23, 1986. Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, is first craft to fly around the world without refueling.

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