30 Jun '15, 3pm

Solar Impulse sets new record for longest solar-powered flight

Solar Impulse sets new record for longest solar-powered flight

Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered plane undertaking a round-the-world challenge, has set a new world record for the longest flight using only solar power. At 44 hours and 11 minutes, the plane has broken the previous record, which it set during its journey between Nanjing, China and Nagoya, Japan. FURTHER READING Solar Impulse begins record-breaking Pacific flight Solar Impulse record Pacific flight delayed by bad weather The aircraft is currently just over a third of the way into its journey between Japan and Hawaii , which is expected to last 120 hours, spanning 4 days and 4 nights. As the record was broken, the project tweeted "AMAZING! We've now been flying for more than 44h10, breaking our own record of last flight to Nagoya". AMAZING! We've now been flying for more than 44h10, breaking our own record of last flight to Nagoya! #futureisclean pic.twitter.com/ehz3Rr9aH...

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