Solar Impulse has demonstrated that a solar-powered airplane can flyday and nightusing no fuel. The nextchallengeis to fly around the world.
"Our aim is to prove that progress is possible using clean forms of energy."
Becoming apioneeris all in the mind. Would you too like to break free of certainties and confront the unknown?
Pilot: André Borschberg Take-off time: 21/06/2012 06:05 AM UTC Time of landing: 21/06/2012 11:25 PM UTC Flight duration: 17h 20 min Average speed: 64.82 km/h Average altitude: 16’405’ feet Distance: 683 km
To the beat of local traditional singers and dancers, the Solar Impulse HB-SIA, piloted by André Borschberg, was warmly welcomed in OuarzazateInternationalairport, at the doorstep of Morocco’s desert, tonight Thursday 21 July, at 23:25 (UTC).