The Solar Impulse has completed almost half of it’s round-the-world journey with a maintenance stop in Hawaii. via phys.org
The sun-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 has made a successful test flight in Hawaii, where it has been grounded for repairs on its round-the-world trek, the Swiss-based project said Saturday….
The aircraft took off from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on March 9, powered by 17,000 solar cells, with the aim of promoting renewable energy through a round-the-world flight.
Pilots Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard have divided the flying throughout the groundbreaking project.
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