I went to this thing with André Borschberg, the pilot of the Solar Impulse project (in case you, like me, have never heard about it, it’s a 2-ton solar powered plane that flies day and night and has crossed Europe, the US and god knows where else, and they are going for the world-round trip in 2015, pretty darn awesome), and ten of us won the raffle for a tiny replica of the HB-SIA – myself included.
I never win raffles, so I was super excited. The following texts ensued:
me: I just won a tiny plane!
Dad: How many seats? When are you taking your license test?
My parents are awesome ;]
And this plane is beautiful.