The Future of Flying will be supported by Solarpower. The solar energy plane Solar Impulse HB-SIA landed this evening at Brussels airport after a 12 hours and 59 minutes fligh. The solar-powered aircraft constructed by Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg was greeted by a cheering crowd, which celebrated its arrival in the European capital. With [...]
In 1990 the fist aircraft flew across the USA, using only solar power without fuel. Twenty years after that first trial, another solar powered plane succesfully landed in Switzerland on July 8th after a successful flight over night.