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Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii, completing historic flight

Jul 04, 2015 - 12:06 PM

The 4 000 mile leg from Nagoya Japan to Hawaii is not only the world s longest solar powered flight both in terms of flying time and distance; it also set the record for longest solo flight by time

SOLAR-POWERED. A handout image provided by Solar Impulse shows the Solar Impulse 2 approaching Kalaeloa Airport with Andre Borschberg at the controls, O'ahu, Hawaii, USA, 03 July 2015. The solar-powered plane on a round-the-world journey landed in Hawaii after a record-breaking five-day flight from Japan. Photo by Solar Impulse/Jean Revillard/Rezo/Handout/EPA