Solar Plane


The Solar Impulse HB-SIA that hop-scotched across America earlier this year, finishing its epic, sun-fueled cross-continent journey in early July, has since been broken down, packed into a jumbo jet and returned to Europe. An ocean was too big a hurdle for this plane – but come 2015, things could be different for the Swiss… Keep reading →

Solar Impulse Final Leg Flight WashingtonDC NewYork

The solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse landed at New York’s JFK airport Sunday night, capping the team’s historic Across America mission. Solar Impulse was forced to land earlier than planned due to a technical issue.  “This last leg was especially difficult due to the damage of the fabric on the left wing. It obliged the team… Keep reading →