Posts tagged: Solar Impulse 2

Solar Impulse 2 Completes First Ever Solar-Powered Atlantic Flight

By: James Vincent Solar Impulse 2 has successfully crossed the Atlantic — the first journey of its kind made by a solar-powered plane. The experimental aircraft set off from New York on Monday and landed this morning in Seville, Spain. The four-day crossing is one of the most difficult sections in the aircraft’s round-the-world flight. The […]

Green skies: Solar Impulse 2 pilot Eyes Renewable Energy Future

By: James Rogers Solar Impulse 2, which flew over the Statue of Liberty on its historic solar-powered global journey Saturday, continues to prove the vast potential of renewable energy, according to pilot Bertrand Piccard. The plane landed at New York’s JFK airport at 4 a.m. ET on Saturday, completing the 14th leg of its trip. […]

Solar Impulse 2 Lands Safely in San Francisco after Historic Flight over Pacific

Plane powered only by sun flies over Golden Gate Bridge after spending 56 hours coming from Hawaii on riskiest leg of its journey around the world A solar-powered plane accomplished a 56-hour, record-setting flight over the Pacific Ocean, flying by San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge and landing in Mountain View, California late Saturday night. “I […]