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Solar Impulse 2


Solar plane on world tour arrived in Arizona

May 03, 2016 11:31 am

The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 arrived in the suburb of Goodyear, just to the southwest of Phoenix, shortly before 9 p.m. PDT on Monday. The aircraft took off from Mountain View in northern California.

Solar plane begins second half of journey across the globe

April 23, 2016 8:57 am

The trans-Pacific leg of the journey is the riskiest part of the plane's global travels because of the lack of emergency landing sites

Solar Impulse 2 grounded due to battery damage

July 12, 2015 2:41 pm

Solar Impulse 2 grounded due to battery damage

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Hawaii after record-breaking journey across Pacific

July 04, 2015 9:20 am

The solar aeroplane landed in Hawaii after a record-breaking 5-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

Solar-powered plane breaks solo flight record across Pacific to Hawaii

July 03, 2015 9:41 am

The Solar Impulse, which took off from Japan on Monday on the seventh leg of its journey and is expected to land in Hawaii by the weekend, shattered the solo-flight record threshold of 76 hours while crossing the Pacific.

Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Nagoya to Hawaii

June 29, 2015 4:48 pm

The 120-hour flight from Nagoya to Hawaii is the longest leg in Solar Impulse's journey around the world. The project is meant to display the potential of clean power.

Customs play blame game over Solar Impulse-2 delay

March 20, 2015 2:48 am

In a press release the officials said that the delay can’t be attributed to them.

Solar Impulse 2 pilot gets taste of red-tapism

March 19, 2015 3:56 am

Piccard’s growing discontent with the red tape at the Ahmedabad airport was evident at a press briefing.

Solar Impulse-2 aircraft lands in Varanasi

March 18, 2015 10:31 pm

The world's only 'zero-fuel' aircraft 'Solar Impulse-2' landed in Varanasi on Wednesday.

Solar plane's journey gets stuck in red tape

March 18, 2015 7:56 pm

The SI-2 team tweeted about the bureaucratic red-tapism and made an appeal to help them in getting passport clearance.


World’s 1st solar plane landed in Ahmedabad

March 11, 2015 2:02 pm

This historic round-the-world trip continues on Sunday with Andre Boschberg, being the pilot.