Solar Impulse Record-Breaking Solo Flight to Hawaii

Solar Impulse 2′ lands successfully in Hawaii, after non stop five-day record-breaking solo flight.

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Solar Impulse, the solar-powered plane, completes the five-day journey across the Pacific, from Japan to Hawaii, on its way around the world trip.

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The solar powered aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg achieved the longest exploration leg of the Solar Impulse’s Round-The-World mission.

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At the controls of Solar Impulse 2, André Borschberg landed safely in Kalaeloa on July 3rd at 05:55 local time, after a perilous non-stop flight of 5 days and nights.

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Follow the team’s progress on Twitter and their website.