Solar Impulse

Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 1rst 2015: Solar Impulse 2, the only solar single-seater airplane able to fly day and night without a drop of fuel, is flying over Abu Dhabi (UAE) undertaking preparation flights for the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight .(Solarimpulse.com)

Solar-Powered Plane Begins Historic Around-The-World Flight

With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun’s energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel.

03/09/2015

Experimental Solar Powered Plane Takes Test Flight

Solar Powered-Plane That Left Moffett Field In May, Makes Final Leg Of Cross-Country Flight

A solar-powered aircraft that left Moffett Field last May, has completed a history-making cross-country flight, landing at New York’s JFK airport.

07/06/2013

Experimental Solar Powered Plane Takes Test Flight

Solar-Powered Plane Departing From Moffett Field, Lands In Arizona

A solar-powered airplane landed in Phoenix early Saturday morning after a flight from Moffett Field in Mountain View.

05/04/2013

The Solar Impulse HB-SIA plane takes off from Moffett Field in Mountain View, May 3, 2013. (CBS)

Solar-Powered Plane Attempts Historic Flight From Mountain View

A plane with the wingspan of a jumbo jet lifted off from Moffett Field Friday morning to attempt a historic cross-country journey using only solar power..

05/03/2013

The Solar Impulse HB-SIA plane soars above the Golden Gate Bridge, April 23, 2013. (Solar Impulse)

Solar-Powered Plane Soars Above Golden Gate In Test Flight

A solar-powered plane with a unique look that took off Tuesday morning from Moffett Airfield in Mountain View and passed over the Golden Gate Bridge Tuesday afternoon.

04/23/2013

Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sun-Powered Plane Completes Bay Area Test Flight

A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe took to the skies Friday over the Bay Area in a successful test flight.

04/19/2013