Plane's 5-Day, Zero-Fuel Flight Means A Lot For Green Tech
If it lands in Hawaii, the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 plane will set a record for the longest-duration single-pilot flight.By Evan Thomas | May 31, 2015
After a monthlong wait, Solar Impulse 2 is back in the air.
"Next stop, the Islands of Hawaii; six days and six nights away," said the BBC's John Sudworth.
This is the latest — and longest — leg of a trip that started two months ago. Solar Impulse 2 left Abu Dhabi in March in an effort to circumnavigate the globe using only solar power. (Video via Solar Impulse)