Solar Impulse 2
Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first around the world flight using nothing but the sun's energy.
The first round-the-world flight powered only by the sun has come full circle.
An aircraft – powered by solar energy – has left Egypt on the last leg of the first ever fuel-free flight around the world.
In the penultimate stage of an historic round-the-world tour, Solar Impulse 2 has landed in Cairo.
Solar Impulse 2, a plane powered purely by the sun's energy, is on the penultimate leg of its 16-month long journey, flying from Spain to Egypt.
A solar-powered airplane lands in Spain on Thursday morning (June 23) after its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.
Solar Impulse 2 has landed in New York after crossing the United States in its historic bid to circle the globe.
Solar Impulse has arrived in Phoenix, Arizona after successfully completing the tenth leg of its record-breaking bid to circle the globe. The
The plane Solar Impulse 2 took off from San Francisco early on Monday heading for Phoenix, Arizona – the latest leg of its trip around the world to
Solar Impulse has successfully crossed the Pacific Ocean to land at Moffett Federal Airfield in California. The aircraft, which is fuelled entirely
A solar-powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the planet took off on Thursday to continue its record-breaking journey. The Solar Impulse 2 will
A solar powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe has made a test flight over the US state of Hawaii. It’s getting ready to continue its
A solar-powered plane halfway through an attempt to circle the globe will be grounded in Hawaii for at least nine months because of battery damage
A solar powered plane has successfully completed a record-breaking five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean. The Solar Impulse is the
Solar Impulse II gets clearance for takeoff after a three week wait, and sets off to continue its historic journey. The solar powered aircraft took
A solar plane attempting to fly around the world has been forced to land in Nagoya, Japan, because of bad weather. Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg had
The solar-powerered plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe took off from Nanjing in China at the weekend, bound for Hawaii, with pilot Andre Borschberg reporting good progress.
The Solar Impulse 2 plane takes off at the Nanjing Lukou International Airport, Jiangsu province in China. The plane took off from eastern China’s
Solar Impulse, the fuel-free airplane, arrived in Nanjing in eastern China on Tuesday, completing the sixth leg of its round-the-world flight. Pilot
The first round-the-world flight in a solar-powered plane has landed successfully in China, completing the fifth leg of its journey. The fuel-free
Solar Impulse 2 has touched down in India, completing the second leg of its record-breaking round-the-world attempt. The solar-powered plane arrived
A solar powered plane has started the second leg in its attempt to fly round the world without using fossil-derived fuels. Solar Impulse 2 took off
An attempt to make the first round-the-world flight in a solar-powered plane has got off to a flying start. Solar Impulse 2 has completed its maiden
The single-seat aircraft Solar Impulse, whose sister plane Solar Impulse 2 has now set off to circle the globe, originally left the ground, about one
Severe sandstorms in Abu Dhabi are threatening to ground the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 which is due to take the skies on Saturday (Mar