Solar aircraft Solar Impulse 2 lands in New York

Jun

11

2016

The powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 by solar energy is successfully landed in New York. Thus, the goal is one step closer again to fly the plane around the earth. The next stage is to Europe.

In a blog post late the team behind the Solar Impulse 2 know that the solar airplane with pilot André Borschberg Saturday successfully landed in New York, after a flight from Pennsylvania about five hours inter alia was flown over the Statue of Liberty. With landing in New York is crossing the United States from west to east, successfully completed.

The next stage of the Solar Impulse 2 must enter the Atlantic, with a landing somewhere in Europe. It is not yet known where exactly is landed, but it will be somewhere in Western Europe. According to the team is still determined behind the solar airplane when the most favorable conditions for the flight.

Solar Impulse 2 became known after traveling from Japan to Hawaii, a record flight in terms of both length and time. Incidentally was the aircraft after take some time on the ground, because the batteries were overheating hit .

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