A solar plane attempting the world’s first flight around the globe has landed in Hawaii, after breaking the record for the longest non-stop solo flight in history.
Solar Impulse 2 is making good progress in its epic journey across the Pacific, with the plane breaking the record for longest-solar powered flight on Tuesday.
The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed an historic flight early Friday, circling the globe without so much as a drop of fuel as it touched down in Hawaii.
The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft flew out of central Japan on Monday heading for Hawaii, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.
The world’s first solar-powered, around-the-world flight landed in Honolulu early Friday morning. Solar Impulse 2 was on the most challenging stretch of its journey: a nonstop flight of five days and nights from Japan to Hawaii.