PHOTOS + VIDEO: A Solar Powered Airplane Sets World’s First Record | Just flew from Japan To Hawaii

Photo taken June 24, 2015 shows the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 plane at Nagoya airport in central Japan. The plane, circumnavigating the globe and carrying pilot Andre Borschberg, called off a Hawaii-bound flight from Japan as the weather window favorable for its longest five-day trip appears to have closed. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

The inventors, pilots and the mainspring behind the Solar Impulse, which is the first plane with an uninterrupted ability to fly day and night without using any fuel. The first Round-the World Solar … [Read more...]