Solar Impulse 2, the revolutionary single-seater solar aircraft today carried out its historic maiden flight out of the Payerne aerodrome in Switzerland.
The aircraft with which creators Bertrand Piccard and André Borschber
Solar Impulse 2, a new single-seater solar aircraft designed to take up the challenge of the first round-the-world solar flight without any fuel in 2015, was launched today by its creators Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, said it will support Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg in their attempt to fly around the world in a solar powered airplane in 2015.
The first-ever flight through
An airplane entirely powered by the sun touched down in New York City late on Saturday, completing the final leg of an epic journey across the United States that began over two months ago.
The Solar Impulse, its four propellers dr
At a series of dinners held this week in Muscat, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, hosted by Stuart Crocker, CEO HSBC Private Bank UAE/Oman, Dr Bertrand Piccard outlined his round the world balloon flight experience.
He outlined how he has been able t