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Solar Powered Plane

Solar Plane Lands In Spain After Historic Atlantic Crossing

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 08.18.2016 | Green

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) -- An airplane powered solely by the sun landed safely in Seville in Spain early on Thursday after an almost three-day flight...

Plane Flies Across The Pacific Using Only Solar Power

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 04.25.2016 | Green

A solar-powered plane has completed a three-day nonstop flight across the Pacific Ocean without a single drop of fuel, marking a major milestone for i...

Solar-Powered Plane Close To Completing Historic Journey

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2013 | Green

(Reuters) - An airplane entirely powered by the sun landed in Washington on Sunday after a flight from St. Louis, the next-to-last leg of a journey ac...

Re-Igniting America's Solar Impulse

Tom Weis | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are making history by flying across America in a 100 percent solar-powered plane that collects enough energy during the day to fly through the night on battery power alone.

Solar-Powered Plane Begins First Cross-Country Flight

Reuters | Posted 07.03.2013 | Green

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A solar-powered airplane that developers hope to eventually pilot around the world took off ...

WATCH: 100% Solar-Powered Plane Aims To Fly Around The World

Posted 12.03.2012 | Green

A 100% solar-powered airplane aims to be the first in history to fly around the world. In the above segment for CBS’ "60 Minutes", Bertrand Picca...

Solar-Powered Plane To Make First Trans-Mediterranean Flight (VIDEO)

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.04.2011 | Travel

A team of Swiss engineers have announced their plan to fly the world's most advanced solar-powered airplane across the Mediterranean in 2012, then aro...