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Solar Impulse To Make Its Way Across America This May 3rd

05/02/2013, We have read a whole lot about Solar Impulse, the solar powered airplane from Switzerland, in the past, where it certainly had its fair share of adventures across the pond. Well, this coming May 3rd (which is tomorrow, by the way), Solar Impulse will take...

Solar Impulse Plans To Fly Around The World

12/03/2012, Solar Impulse, the famous solar-powered airplane, is getting ready for its next ambitious mission. After proving to the world, against all odds, that the 100 percent solar-powered aircraft can fly during the day and night without fuel for more than 24...

Solar Impulse plane arrives back home

07/24/2012, 4,000 miles later, the odyssey of solar-powered Solar Impulse is finally over as it returned home to where the adventure began – right in neutral Switzerland. This is an epic journey for the record, where it is the first of its kind to complete a...

Solar Impulse heads for Ouarzazate in Morocco

06/21/2012, The Solar Impulse continues its fuel-free flight by making its way towards Ouarzazate in Morocco, where it is expected to land after midnight. If you are interested in checking out just how the Solar Impulse is doing, track it live on...

Solar Impulse continues trip, takes off from Madrid

06/04/2012, Remember the Solar Impulse aircraft? Well, it looks set to take have already off from Madrid in Spain, earlier today as part of its attempt to complete the world’s first fully solar-powered flight over the Strait of Gibraltar, with the final destination...

Solar Impulse takes off for first international flight

05/13/2011, We did take a look at the Solar Impulse earlier this month, and it is now official – the solar-powered aircraft has taken to the skies for its maiden international flight from Switzerland to Belgium. The aircraft already holds a 26-hour record for...

Solar Impulse airplane takes to the international skies

05/02/2011, In an ongoing effort to make the world a greener place, everybody is either going electric, solar or some other form of renewable energy. While we’ve had quite a number of such cars, vehicles such as airplanes are rarely in the spotlight for...

Solar Plane Completes Its 24-hour Flight

07/08/2010, It’s a small step forward for the solar plane, dubbed the Solar Impulse, and a rather large step forward for solar aviation. The experimental solar-powered plane has just completed its first 24-hour test flight, confirming that it is capable of...

Solar Impulse HB-SIA airplane runs on solar power

03/31/2010, Solar Impulse has started taking its HB-SIA airplane which uses photovoltaic (PV) cells to keep it going for spins to make sure that everything works fine and dandy, fleshing out what used to be theoretical. Part of the “Solar Impulse...

Solar Impulse Project

06/17/2009, The Solar Impulse Project, the first 100% solar-powered aircraft looks set to take off later this month on the 26th. This model will rely fully on the power of the sun, and has been dubbed the HB-SIA, featuring a superior wingspan of 61 meters and covered...