Solar-Powered Airplane

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

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