Solar Impulse

Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar Plane: Making clean tech sexy, adventurous

WASHINGTON (AP) – In noisy, energetic New York City, the pilots of a spindly plane that looks more toy than jet hope to grab attention in a surprising way: By being silent and consuming little […]

07/04/2013

Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar plane lands successfully in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A solar-powered plane attempting to fly across the United States has landed at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The Solar Impulse landed about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday after a flight from Dallas-Fort Worth […]

06/04/2013

Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar plane leaves Texas for St. Louis

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — A solar-powered plane that spent more than a week in North Texas has departed on the third leg of its cross-country trip. The Solar Impulse took off early Monday from Dallas-Fort […]

06/03/2013

Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar plane leaves Calif. on cross-country trip

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered airplane has taken off from Northern California on the first leg of a planned journey to several U.S. cities. The Solar Impulse left Moffett Field in Mountain View […]

05/03/2013

Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Sun-powered plane completes California test flight

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe took to the skies Friday over the San Francisco Bay area in a successful test flight. It is considered the world’s most advanced sun-powered plane.

04/19/2013

Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar plane prepares for flight across America

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered plane that has delighted aviation fans in Europe is preparing to fly across North America.

03/28/2013

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