Solar impulse

Solar plane completes round-the-world trip

More than a year after it took off from Abu Dhabi, solar-powered plane has completed its round-the-world trip, the Verge reports. The craft spent a total of 505 hours — more than 23 days — in the air, stopping at airports across

Solar plane sets down in New York as round the world trip continues

The single-seat solar-powered airplane flew over the city and the Statue of Liberty in the Big Apple before touching down at JFK airport at around 4 a.m local time, Euronews reported. The Swiss team flying the aircraft in a campaign to build