Solar Impulse 2 begins Atlantic crossing

2016-06-20 16:49

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft is flying over the western Atlantic on one of the most difficult legs of its record-breaking bid to cross the globe using only solar energy. LIVE LINK

Solar Impulse 2 leaves Arizona

2016-05-12 18:11

Solar Impulse 2 has taken off from Phoenix, Arizona en route to Oklahoma, resuming its record-breaking quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel.

Solar Impulse 2 beats new record

2015-07-02 22:12

A solar-powered aircraft flying from Japan to Hawaii on the most perilous leg of a round-the-globe bid has beaten the record for the longest solo flight.

Solar plane possibly grounded for 2 months

2015-06-18 19:29

The pilot of a solar-powered plane that made an unplanned stop in Japan, says his aircraft is now ready to fly, but must wait out unfavourable weather, perhaps for up to two months.

Bad weather forces Solar Impulse to land in Japan

2015-06-01 16:36

Solar Impulse 2 will land in the Japanese city of Nagoya, as bad weather delayed a landmark attempt by a solar plane to cross the Pacific Ocean.

Solar plane on first sea leg

2015-03-10 16:26

Solar Impulse 2 is headed to India on the first sea crossing of its epic bid to become the first plane to fly around the world powered solely by the sun. WATCH live feed.


Solar Impulse 2 lands in New York City

2016-06-11 16:56

A solar-powered aircraft has landed in New York City on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.

Solar Impulse 2 grounded

2015-07-15 21:31

The sun-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 will be grounded for months in Hawaii to carry out battery repairs, after completing nearly half of an unprecedented round-the-world flight.

Solar Impulse plane heads for Hawaii

2015-06-29 15:54

Solar Impulse 2 has left Japan on the 120-hour Japan-Hawaii leg of its historic flight.

Solar Impulse to go under cover in Japan

2015-06-02 17:14

Sunshine powered Solar Impulse 2 is expected to get under cover overnight, finally allowing support staff to let go of the super lightweight plane almost 24 hours after it arrived in Japan.

Solar Impulse 2 has landed in east China

2015-04-21 20:06

Solar Impulse 2 has landed in the Chinese city of Nanjing, finishing the sixth stage of its landmark 12-leg quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.

Solar plane on 2nd leg of US crossing

2013-05-22 17:41

Solar Impulse the solar plane has left Phoenix on the 2nd leg of a US trip intended to boost interest in clean energy.

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