Solar Impulse 2 Sets New World Record For Straight Distance In A Solar Airplane

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Solar Impulse yesterday released the great news that Solar Impulse 2 landed in Ahmedabad, India, after crossing the Arabian Sea, completing the longest distance ever flown by a solar airplane in aviation history. Bertrand Picard tweeted: “It is fantastic to arrive in #India powered by the sun!” After an 11-hour … [continued]

Solar Impulse 2 Lands in Ahmedabad, India (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The Solar Impulse team says via Twitter: He made it! Bertrand Piccard landed safely in #Ahmedabad after a record-breaking flight! Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) took off at 6.35am (02:35UTC) on the second flight in this round-the-world journey from Muscat (Muscat International Airport, MCT/OOMS) in the Sultanate of Oman to Ahmedabad (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, … [continued]