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Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip

Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip

Solar Impulse 2 on Tuesday completed its historic round-the-world journey, becoming the first airplane to circle the globe powered only by the sun to promote renewable energy.

Solar Impulse 2 leaves Egypt for final leg of world tour

Solar Impulse 2 leaves Egypt for final leg of world tour

The first solar-powered plane to circle the world took off from Cairo on Sunday for Abu Dhabi, in the final leg of its journey.

Solar plane lands in Egypt in penultimate stop of world tour

Solar plane lands in Egypt in penultimate stop of world tour

The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Cairo on Wednesday for the penultimate stop in the solar-powered plane's world tour, two days after setting off from Spain.

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Spain after 70-hour transatlantic flight

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Spain after 70-hour transatlantic flight

The experimental Solar Impulse 2 plane landed in Spain on Thursday morning, an AFP correspondent said, after completing a 70-hour journey from New York powered only by sunlight.

Solar Impulse 2 leaves New York, begins Atlantic crossing

Solar Impulse 2 leaves New York, begins Atlantic crossing

The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft set off from New York's JFK airport early Monday, embarking on the transatlantic leg of its record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy.

Solar Impulse 2 aircraft in New York after Statue of Liberty fly-by

Solar Impulse 2 aircraft in New York after Statue of Liberty fly-by

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft flew by the Statue of Liberty early Saturday, near the end of the US portion of its bid to circle the globe using only solar power.

Solar Impulse 2 plane leaves Oklahoma on fuel-less flight

Solar Impulse 2 plane leaves Oklahoma on fuel-less flight

An experimental, solar-powered aircraft took off from Tulsa in Oklahoma early Saturday, kicking off the latest phase of its record-breaking quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel.