Solar Impulse 2 lands safely in Hawaii

yes. Congratulations to all of us! And gratitude to those who put the work behind it to make it happen!

Eideard

Hawaii landing

Solar Impulse 2, piloted by Andre Borschberg, exceeded the previous record of 76 hours’ flying time.

The journey from Nagoya in Japan to Kalaeloa, Hawaii, breaks the absolute distance and duration world records for manned solar-powered aeroplanes – records set by Solar Impulse on earlier flights.

We watched the landing, live on BBC World, at 9:54 MDT.

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