Tag: Solar Impulse

Solar Impulse: The little plane breaks big records

Pilots cheer after landing the Solar Impulse safely in Hawaii

After five days of non-stop flight, the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has landed in Hawaii while breaking records in the process.   On Friday, pilot Andre Borschberg was finally able to step out of the cockpit and walk around for the first time since the plane’s departure on Monday. Borschberg had spent five days with… Read More

Sun-powered plane, Solar Impulse, attempts record breaking flight

On Saturday, the Solar Impulse airplane took off on its five day journey powered by the sun and nothing more.   The flight is almost 5,000 miles long, traveling from Nanjing, China, to Hawaii. If it’s successful, this will be the longest flight in history. Only one man will be working the controls for the entirety… Read More