Solar Impulse 72H Virtual Flight Trains For Round-the-World Solar Flight

Originally published on 1Sun4All. At 08.00 am (local time) on December 20 2013, Bertrand Piccard completed the 72H non-stop flight simulation begun 3 days earlier in Dübendorf, Switzerland, reports Solar Impulse. After André Borschberg in 2012, Bertrand confronted the human challenge of very long flights and drew many lessons in preparation for the first … [continued]

Solar Impulse Holds 8 FAI Records, Category-Solar Aviation

Originally published on 1Sun4All. While the Across America mission is well behind us and we are working on finishing the second prototype airplane HB SIB and preparing for the 2015 Around-the-World flights, there are still a few successes coming out of our American adventure, writes Gregory Blatt for Solar Impulse. The following is courtesy of Solar Impulse: More … [continued]