Solar Impulse 2 Lands in Abu Dhabi — Round-The-World Trip Begins (#Insider Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The first Round-The-World flight powered entirely by solar energy has begun with the transportation of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) — disassembled, in the belly of a Cargolux Boeing 747 — from the Payerne aerodrome in Switzerland to the departure and final landing city of Abu Dhabi, according to news from the … [continued]

Abu Dhabi To Host Solar Impulse 2 Around-the-World Mission

1Sun4All. The Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) team has just announced the point of departure and completion for their Around-the-World Mission Flights which will take place over 5 months from the beginning of March to the end of July 2015. The distance covered in this pending record-breaking journey is 35,000km (22,000 miles) and will consist of approximately 10 legs—some lasting more than … [continued]