Solar Impulse 2 sets new record
March 11, 2015, Ahmedabad, India - Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, has successfully completed the second leg of its historic attempt to fly around the world.
March 11, 2015 By BBC News
Project chairman, Bertrand Piccard, piloted the vehicle from Muscat in Oman to Ahmedabad in India, crossing the Arabian Sea in the process.
Tuesday’s journey took just over 15 hours.
The distance covered – 1,468km – set a new world record for a flight in a piloted solar-powered plane. | READ MORE