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Solar plane powers on over Atlantic after turbulence

Jun 22, 2016 - 9:39 PM

UPDATED The solar powered plane is set to land in Spain s southern Seville airport early Thursday

SOLAR IMPULSE 2. A handout picture made available by Solar Impulse shows Swiss long-range experimental solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) taking off from JFK International Airport in New York, USA, June 20, 2016. Photo by Solar Impulse/REZO/JEAN REVILLARD/EPA

Solar Impulse 2 ready to fly again by April 20 – spokeswoman

Dec 23, 2015 - 11:07 PM

But the next leg of the sun powered plane s journey has not yet been decided says pilot Andre Borschberg

SOLAR-POWERED FLIGHT. Solar Impulse 2 pilot Bertrand Piccard (L) and pilot Andre Borschberg, celebrate after Borschberg landed at Kalaeloa Airport, Hawaii, on July 3, 2015. File photo by Eugene Tanner/AFP