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Abu Dhabi's support of Solar Impulse sends a positive message about the success of partnership and collaboration: Sultan Al Jaber

Posted on 01/08/2016

Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State of the UAE and Chairman of Abu Dhabi's Masdar, has stressed that Abu Dhabi's support of the first solar-powered flight around the globe by Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), a cooperative venture between the UAE and Switzerland, sends a positive message about the success of partnership and collaboration. Al Jaber made the remark in an article entitled "The lasting impact of Solar Impulse", published yesterday by Gulf News. "The partnership that ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 opens new horizons of renewable energy, says Mohammed bin Rashid

Posted on 27/07/2016

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that Solar Impulse 2 returned to Abu Dhabi yesterday after its 40,000 kilometres round the world flight without using a single drop of fuel. He added that this global journey, from and to Abu Dhabi, opens vital new applications for renewable energy in all walks of life. Sheikh Mohammed wrote on his official Twitter account: "Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE and home to the International ...  >>MORE

Mohamed bin Zayed: A bright page of innovation is written down with the success of Solar Impulse journey

Posted on 27/07/2016

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has said a bright page of innovation has been written with the success of Solar Impulse journey around the world. Sheikh Mohamed wrote on his Twitter account: "Congratulations to the crew. We hope the success of @solarimpulse helps to deliver Abu Dhabi‘s message about the need to invest in clean energy and encourage innovation." He also wrote: "Masdar will always ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 journey provides new proof of renewable energy efficiency: Hamdan bin Zayed

Posted on 27/07/2016

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region, has congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, for the successful circumnavigation of the globe by Solar Impulse 2 and safe return to Abu Dhabi Tuesday. Solar Impulse 2 landed yesterday at Abu Dhabi's Al Bateen Airport, after flying around the world ...  >>MORE

Saif bin Zayed inspects Solar Impulse, stresses UAE is international hub for all kinds of energy

Posted on 27/07/2016

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, inspected the Solar Impulse 2 that returned safely to Abu Dhabi on Tuesday morning after it successfully completed its historic round across the world without using a drop of fuel. Sheikh Saif confirmed the keenness of the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 arrives back in Abu Dhabi after completing first ever zero-fuel flight around the world

Posted on 26/07/2016

Solar Impulse 2 landed at 4 a.m. on Tuesday at Abu Dhabi's Al Bateen Airport, after flying around the world without using a single drop of fuel. The plane finally completed its circumnavigation of the globe using only solar energy after what proved to be the one of the journey's most difficult legs, as pilot Bertrand Piccard had to battle turbulence throughout the flight, arriving back in Abu Dhabi, where Solar Impulse started in March last year, after taking off from Cairo on Sunday and ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi rolls out the red carpet as Solar Impulse 2 enters final straight

Posted on 25/07/2016

Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), the solar-powered plane attempting to become the first aircraft in the world to circumnavigate the Earth without using a drop of fossil fuel, will complete its epic journey in the early hours of Tuesday morning, returning to the city where its adventure began in March last year. The iconic aircraft's arrival in the UAE capital will mark the triumphant conclusion of a voyage that has taken in sixteen stops around the world, including a number of countries where the ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 takes off for Abu Dhabi in final leg of round-the-world journey

Posted on 24/07/2016

Solar Impulse 2 has taken off for the last time on its historic round-the-world trip using nothing but the power of the sun. Piloted by the project's co-founder, Bertrand Piccard, the zero-fuel aeroplane took off Cairo at 3 a.m. UAE time, and is expected to arrive at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Mr Piccard, who initiated the project 12 years ago, said that Egypt was where he first began thinking of making a circumnavigation using only solar power. "I'm excited to come so close ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse aims to give hope in turbulent time

Posted on 18/07/2016

A solar plane circumnavigating the globe aims to give hope to the young generation across the globe in turbulent times, apart from promoting the potential of clean energy, according to a co-founder and co-pilot of Solar Impulse-2. The Abu Dhabi-backed solar plane is expected to complete its global flight in the coming days. "Yes, this is also our goal [giving something new to look forward to … some positive examples] to the young generation,” Andre Borschberg, the co-founder and co-pilot of ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse team to delay final flight to Abu Dhabi

Posted on 17/07/2016

Solar Impulse's return to Abu Dhabi after circumnavigating the Earth has been delayed due to last-minute unfavourable weather conditions. Ground crew in Cairo International Airport, where the sun-powered plane landed last week, were prepared for take-off in the early hours of Sunday. But the Solar Impulse team said the final wind reading was too high for the plane to take off safely. The plane was expected to take off at 2am UAE time and land later this week in Abu Dhabi, completing the first ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 arrives in Egypt before homeward journey to Abu Dhabi

Posted on 14/07/2016

CAIRO: Solar Impulse 2, Si2, the solar-powered plane attempting to become the first aircraft in the world to circumnavigate the globe without using a drop of fossil fuel, took another step towards its epic goal when it touched down in Egypt at 07:10 Egypt time yesterday. The plane was received at Cairo International Airport by Egypt's Minister of Civil Aviation, Sherif Fathy, and the UAE Ambassador to Egypt, Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi. Cairo is the iconic aircraft's sixteenth and final stop ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 soars over Gemasolar, Masdar’s Solar Thermal Plant in Seville

Posted on 12/07/2016

Shortly after taking off from Seville, Spain en route to Cairo, Egypt, Solar Impulse 2 flew directly over the Gemasolar Thermosolar Plant, a highly advanced facility run by Torresol Energy, a joint venture between Masdar and Sener. The 20-megawatt plant is the world's first utility-scale solar power plant to combine a central tower receiver system and molten salt storage technology enabling electricity generation for 15 hours without solar irradiance electricity, thus guaranteeing a reliable ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 sets off for penultimate flight to end round-the-world trip

Posted on 11/07/2016

Solar Impulse 2 took off from Seville to Cairo yesterday in what is expected to be Andre Borschberg's last flight in the first solar-powered circumnavigation of the Earth. Taking off at 8am, the flight path will take the Swiss pilot across the Mediterranean, crossing more airspaces than any other leg of the trip including Tunisia, Algeria, Malta, Italy, Greece, and finally landing in Egypt. During its flight, the plane will be photographed flying over the Masdar-owned Gemasolar plant Solar ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Spain after 70-hour transatlantic flight

Posted on 23/06/2016

Solar Impulse-2, the first solar-powered plane circumnavigating the world, has landed in Spain's southern Seville airport Thursday morning. "Bertrandpiccard lands in #Seville completing, in 70h, the 1st #Atlantic solar flight,” Solar Impulse tweeted at 9.41am UAE time. This is a historic achievement as the voyage marked the first solo transatlantic crossing in a solar-powered airplane. The pilot Bertrand Piccard had little sleep and his 70-hour flight often encountered turbulence. Still ...  >>MORE

Icebergs and whales spotted on Solar Impulse 2 transatlantic flight

Posted on 22/06/2016

Solar Impulse 2 pilot Bertrand Piccard has flown a third of the way across the Atlantic, describing the sight of icebergs and whales in the waters below. The plane took off on Monday morning from New York, bound for Seville, Spain, as part of its fossil fuel-free attempt to circumnavigate the Earth. Thirty hours into the 15th leg of the trip, the solar-powered plane had covered 2,400 kilometres. The flight is expected to last 90 hours, making it the longest flight since last year's ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse embarks on historic solar-powered transatlantic flight

Posted on 21/06/2016

Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered plane supported by Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, departed yesterday from New York City at 2:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time for its daring journey across the Atlantic Ocean. Majid Al Suwaidi, UAE Consul General in New York City, attended the take-off from John F. Kennedy International Airport. The solar-powered plane is making its way to Seville, Spain, on the fifteenth leg of its mission, a voyage which is expected to take approximately 90 ...  >>MORE

Masdar’s solar jet crosses another landmark: paper

Posted on 13/06/2016

A UAE newspaper has said that the Masdar-backed Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has crossed yet another milestone in its clean energy bid to mark new records in innovation: it flew by the Statue of Liberty in New York early on Saturday. "It's absolutely incredible," Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg said over a live video feed as the iconic statue lit up the night below him. "It's a dream here." Ending the US crossing at the Statue of Liberty "is a very strong moment for me," said Borschberg as he ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 greeted by Masdar representative upon arrival in New York City

Posted on 12/06/2016

Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), the record-shattering solar-powered plane, has touched down in New York City, completing the latest leg of its quest to circumnavigate the world without a drop of fuel. A representative from Masdar, Solar Impulse's host partner, attended the arrival of the airport at John F. Kennedy airport. Commenting on the plane's arrival in New York City, Majid Al Suwaidi, UAE Consul General in New York, said: "We are pleased to have Solar Impulse 2 in New York. The whole team has ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 plane lands in Pennsylvania

Posted on 26/05/2016

Solar Impulse 2 has landed at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Pennsylvania after a flight that lasted more than 16 hours. Bertrand Piccard took off from Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday after being grounded for 24 hours due to a hangar malfunction. The flight, which took 16 hours and 47 minutes and travelled 1,044 km at an average speed of 62km/h with a maximum altitude of 4,572m, is part of an attempt to be the first plane to fly around the world using only the power of the Sun. Co-pilot ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 due to take off for Pennsylvania

Posted on 24/05/2016

Solar Impulse 2 is expected to take to the air again on Tuesday headed for Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania. The latest leg of the round-the-world attempt will see the experimental aircraft set off from Dayton, Ohio at about 2pm UAE time. Pilots Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard have been alternating pilot duties on the mission, with Piccard due to take the controls on the upcoming leg. "I will be flying #Si2 tomorrow to Lehigh Valley, #Pennsylvania with the #WrightBrothers in my thoughts," ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse lands in Ohio

Posted on 22/05/2016

Solar Impulse 2 landed Sunday morning in Dayton, Ohio, the birthplace of the legendary aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright. The solar-powered plane took off from Tulsa, Oklahoma on the third leg of its journey across the United States on Saturday afternoon. Pilots Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard have been taking turns flying the craft since the mission began in Abu Dhabi in March 2015. Mr Borschberg has been at the controls in this latest leg. Stephen and Amanda Wright, from ...  >>MORE

Pilot Piccard hails ‘magical flight’ as Solar Impulse 2 lands in Tulsa

Posted on 14/05/2016

Solar Impulse 2 landed in safely in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday, completing the 11th leg of its round-the-world flight using only solar energy. Piloted by Swiss co-founder Bertrand Piccard, the 1,570-kilometre leg took 18 hours and 10 minutes. It was the project's third mission flight this year after crossing the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii to California, and then from San Francisco to Phoenix, Arizona. Commenting on the flight conditions, Mr Piccard said everything worked out well, "For me, It ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Oklahoma on record-breaking flight

Posted on 13/05/2016

he Solar Impulse 2 plane touched down in Tulsa, in the south-central US state of Oklahoma late Thursday, ending the latest stage of its record-breaking quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel. The experimental solar-powered aircraft, aimed at promoting clean energy technologies, landed at 11:17 pm local time (0417 GMT) at Tulsa International Airport after taking off at 3am (1000 GMT) from Phoenix, Arizona, live feed showed. Piloted by Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard, the ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Phoenix after taking off from San Francisco

Posted on 03/05/2016

The Solar Impulse 2, an experimental aircraft flying around the world to draw attention to clean energy technologies, landed in suburban Phoenix on Tuesday after a flight from San Francisco. The plane took off on Monday from near San Francisco piloted by Andre Borschberg just after 5am (1200GMT). The plane had been in California for a week since crossing the Pacific to land in Mountain View. Borschberg, who has been alternating the long solo flights with his teammate, Swiss adventurer ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 lands in California after three-day flight

Posted on 25/04/2016

Solar Impulse 2 landed on Sunday in Mountain View, California, successfully completing the ninth leg of its journey round the world using only the power of the sun. The Masdar-sponsored aircraft, piloted by Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard, left Oahu's Kalaeloa airport in Hawaii on Thursday evening and landed at Moffett Airfield at 10.45am UAE time. "For the project, it's the continuation of the round-the-world flight, it's one of the three or four big legs, and we have two behind us, two in ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 resumes round-the-world flight

Posted on 22/04/2016

The Solar Impulse 2 resumed its record-breaking quest on Thursday to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, taking advantage of improved weather to take off from Hawaii. Solar Impulse 2 has successfully taken off from Hawaii just over a year after it started its mission from Abu Dhabi. The plane is headed to California on the West Coast of the USA and will then make its way over the Atlantic Ocean before conducting layovers in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East before ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse test flights begin as team prepares to continue around-the-world journey

Posted on 11/04/2016

HAWAII: Solar Impulse 2 pilot Bertrand Piccard has been conducting test flights as he prepares to continue his round-the-world attempt. The 20 hours of test flights, which began in March, are as much about the Swiss pilot as the solar-powered aircraft. "The flight is really for the pilot," said Alexandra Gindroz, head of media relations for the team. "The plane we have tested and know it's ready. Now Bertrand is getting the feel of the plane because the next flight will be a long one." The ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 to resume global quest

Posted on 03/04/2016

The UAE-backed aviation quest by Solar Impulse 2 to circumnavigate the world using only a solar-powered flight will resume in mid-April, says the team leader behind the multi-million-dollar mission. Solar Impulse 2 is ready once again to champion its next challenge to encircle the remainder of the globe and is expected to end its mission in Abu Dhabi in summer, André Borschberg, CEO and founder, told Gulf News. "We plan to return sometime this summer to Abu Dhabi but we have no specific ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi a symbol of the future, says Solar Impulse co-founder

Posted on 15/09/2015

The capital of the UAE is a symbol of the future, the co-founder of a project to circumnavigate the world in a solar-powered aircraft told an audience on Monday. "Abu Dhabi is an oil producer that is diversifying to clean energy technologies and I think it is the perfect symbol,” said Bertrand Piccard, who was in the capital after being named the first Middle East Solar Industry Association Ambassador. Solar Impulse 2, the plane on-board which Dr Piccard and his co-pilot and co-founder, Andre ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse backers vow to see project ‘to the end’

Posted on 01/08/2015

Bertrand Piccard, co-founder of the Solar Impulse project and one of the pilots of Solar Impulse 2, the world's first totally solar-powered aircraft, is looking to his staunchest supporters for funds to continue his journey around the world. Mr Piccard returned to Switzerland looking for €20 million (Dh80m) to repair the damage caused to Solar Impulse 2 as it flew to Hawaii. As the world's first solar energy plane attempting to circumnavigate the Earth remains grounded in Hawaii, Mr Piccard ...  >>MORE

Battery damage delays Solar Impulse's next flight to April 2016

Posted on 16/07/2015

Following the record breaking oceanic flight of 5 days and 5 nights (117 hours and 52 minutes) in a solar powered airplane, Solar Impulse will undergo maintenance repairs on the batteries due to damages brought about by overheating. Despite having completed the longest and most difficult leg of the Round the World Solar Flight, the solar powered airplane of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg has suffered battery damages due to overheating. During the first ascend on day one of the flight ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse pilot to address Dubai summit

Posted on 08/07/2015

One of the pilots of the record-breaking Solar Impulse 2 will speak publicly for the first time since making aviation history at the Global Solar Leaders' Summit in Dubai in September. Dr Bertrand Piccard will narrate the sun-powered plane's flight and the future of clean energy. The plane, which took off from Abu Dhabi earlier this year, has logged 110 hours, flying 7,200km across the Pacific from Japan to Hawaii — the longest time ever spent in the air. The summit will take place on ...  >>MORE

History made, Solar Impulse 2 gears up for next leg

Posted on 05/07/2015

After making history by flying non-stop for five days and nights, Solar Impulse 2 is gearing up for its next challenge — a flight from Hawaii to Phoenix, USA and onwards to New York, Europe and back to Abu Dhabi. The aircraft is expected to clock an estimated 20,000 kilometres over the next five legs of the flight, heading back to Abu Dhabi, from where it began the historic journey in March. An estimate 390 hours of flight time will be required to complete the remaining legs. Solar Impulse 2 ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 makes history; arrives safely in Hawaii to complete record-breaking non-stop Pacific flight

Posted on 04/07/2015

Solar Impulse 2, the revolutionary solar-powered aircraft able to fly day and night without a drop of fuel, arrived in Honolulu, Hawaii on Friday at 19:57 UAE time after crossing the Pacific Ocean. The 118-hour, 8,261km flight from Nagoya, Japan to Honolulu made history, as it was a feat that had never been accomplished in the world of aviation. For Solar Impulse and their technological and institutional partners, including official host partner Masdar, the completion of the arduous flight ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse continues epic leg of round-the-world voyage

Posted on 01/07/2015

TOKYO: Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered aircraft on a round-the-world flight, was high above the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, more than a quarter of the way to Hawaii after leaving Japan. The revolutionary aircraft had travelled 26 per cent of the way to the US state by 8am UAE time, having flown 2,204 kilometres with 6,136km more to go. That put the plane and its pilot more than 36 hours into the toughest leg of the attempt to circumnavigate the planet using only the power of the Sun. ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Nagoya to begin Pacific crossing

Posted on 29/06/2015

The team behind Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered plane trying to circumnavigate the world, breathed a sigh of relief on Monday night after the aircraft took to the skies, bound for Hawaii. On June 1, while trying to fly across the Pacific from Nanjing in China to Hawaii, co-pilot Andre Borschberg was forced to land in Nagoya, Japan, after hitting a storm front. The Pacific crossing of 8,172 kilometres, the plane's seventh leg, was to have been the world's longest solar flight, in distance ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 flight delayed again

Posted on 25/06/2015

For the second time the scheduled flight of Solar Impulse 2 to Hawaii, USA, has been delayed due to bad weather over the Pacific Ocean. The flight was supposed to have taken off on Tuesday from Nagoya, Japan. The scheduled flight from Nagoya to Hawaii is set to be the most challenging flight for the Solar Impulse 2, with five days of straight non-stop flying, totalling 120 hours. André Borschberg, CEO of Solar Impulse, who was seated in the cockpit preparing for take-off until the flight was ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 flight faces weeks of delay in trans-Pacific leg

Posted on 20/06/2015

The co-pilot of Solar Impulse 2 says the aircraft is now ready to head off from its unplanned stopover in Japan but must wait out unfavourable weather, perhaps for as long as two months. Andre Borschberg, co-pilot of the solar-powered plane that began its round-the-world flight attempt in Abu Dhabi, said it could take weeks for a weather front stretching from Alaska to Taiwan to clear enough for him to leave Nagoya, in central Japan. "The goal is not to take risks but to get there safely,” ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 damaged on round-world flight from Abu Dhabi

Posted on 05/06/2015

Solar Impulse 2 is undergoing maintenance work after the aircraft's wings were damaged by wind gusts and rain while it was on the ground. The pilots, who are attempting the first round-the-world flight powered entirely by the sun, have been holed up in Japan since having to abandon a crossing of the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii because of bad weather. The plane "was safe in the mobile hangar. We can now do some maintenance work and wait for the next flight weather window,” the team said in a ...  >>MORE

Cold front disrupts Solar Impulse flight but record set still

Posted on 02/06/2015

A cold front forecast at the destination forced the historic solar plane crossing the Pacific Ocean to divert to Japan and make a landing there on Monday night. Although the planned 130-hour-long flight was cut short to around 40 hours, it still set a record. "This is the longest flight ever made by a solar-powered aeroplane in terms of both duration and distance,” the Solar Impulse-2 team told Gulf News in a statement. The aeroplane has perfectly undertaken its first ever day-and-night cycle ...  >>MORE

Solar Impulse 2 takes off for Hawaii

Posted on 31/05/2015

The trans-Pacific flight of Solar Impulse 2, a plane powered entirely by the sun, took off on Saturday at 10.40pm UAE time. The flight, which will be airborne for at least 120 hours and cover 8,172 kilometres, will put its engineering – and its pilot – to the test in a non-stop trip. Andre Borschberg, the co-pilot and chief engineer, was flying the plane from Nanjing, China. It will take five days to reach Hawaii, its next destination. "BREAKING NEWS: Weather looks good! Attempt for #Flight7 ...  >>MORE

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Abu Dhabi's support of Solar Impulse sends a positive message about the success of partnership and collaboration: Sultan Al Jaber


Solar Impulse 2 opens new horizons of renewable energy, says Mohammed bin Rashid


Mohamed bin Zayed: A bright page of innovation is written down with the success of Solar Impulse journey


Solar Impulse 2 journey provides new proof of renewable energy efficiency: Hamdan bin Zayed


Saif bin Zayed inspects Solar Impulse, stresses UAE is international hub for all kinds of energy


Solar Impulse 2 arrives back in Abu Dhabi after completing first ever zero-fuel flight around the world


Abu Dhabi rolls out the red carpet as Solar Impulse 2 enters final straight


Solar Impulse 2 takes off for Abu Dhabi in final leg of round-the-world journey


Solar Impulse aims to give hope in turbulent time


Solar Impulse team to delay final flight to Abu Dhabi


Solar Impulse 2 arrives in Egypt before homeward journey to Abu Dhabi


Solar Impulse 2 soars over Gemasolar, Masdar’s Solar Thermal Plant in Seville


Solar Impulse 2 sets off for penultimate flight to end round-the-world trip


Solar Impulse 2 lands in Spain after 70-hour transatlantic flight


Icebergs and whales spotted on Solar Impulse 2 transatlantic flight


Solar Impulse embarks on historic solar-powered transatlantic flight


Masdar’s solar jet crosses another landmark: paper


Solar Impulse 2 greeted by Masdar representative upon arrival in New York City


Solar Impulse 2 plane lands in Pennsylvania


Solar Impulse 2 due to take off for Pennsylvania


Solar Impulse lands in Ohio


Pilot Piccard hails ‘magical flight’ as Solar Impulse 2 lands in Tulsa


Solar Impulse 2 lands in Oklahoma on record-breaking flight


Solar Impulse 2 lands in Phoenix after taking off from San Francisco


Solar Impulse 2 lands in California after three-day flight


Solar Impulse 2 resumes round-the-world flight


Solar Impulse test flights begin as team prepares to continue around-the-world journey


Solar Impulse 2 to resume global quest


Abu Dhabi a symbol of the future, says Solar Impulse co-founder


Solar Impulse backers vow to see project ‘to the end’


Battery damage delays Solar Impulse's next flight to April 2016


Solar Impulse pilot to address Dubai summit


History made, Solar Impulse 2 gears up for next leg


Solar Impulse 2 makes history; arrives safely in Hawaii to complete record-breaking non-stop Pacific flight


Solar Impulse continues epic leg of round-the-world voyage


Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Nagoya to begin Pacific crossing


Solar Impulse 2 flight delayed again


Solar Impulse 2 flight faces weeks of delay in trans-Pacific leg


Solar Impulse 2 damaged on round-world flight from Abu Dhabi


Cold front disrupts Solar Impulse flight but record set still


Solar Impulse 2 takes off for Hawaii