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Solar Impulse 2 completes historic round-the-world trip: Incredible welcome for pilots in Abu Dhabi (Watch)

Solar Impulse 2 completes historic round-the-world trip: Incredible welcome for pilots in Abu Dhabi (Watch)

Solar Impulse 2 has completed a 40,000-km journey in 17 legs. It has taken more than 500 hours of flying over the Arabian Sea, India, Myanmar, China, the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, the US, southern Europe and North Africa.

Solar Impulse 2 begins its final flight of world tour, heads to Abu dhabi

Solar Impulse 2 begins its final flight of world tour, heads to Abu dhabi

Piccard added that the warmer, thinner air above the Saudi desert also means Solar Impulse's motors will have to work harder to propel the vehicle forward.

Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Seville in Spain to Egypt- Watch

Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Seville in Spain to Egypt- Watch

The Solar Impulse 2, world's largest solar-powered aircraft on Monday succesfully took off from Seville in Spain for Cairo, Egypt.

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Spain, completes world's first Atlantic flight

Watch this special segment and get to know about the world record made by Solar plane here.

Watch: Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 lands in Pennsylvania!

Watch: Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 lands in Pennsylvania!

The sun-powered single-seater aircraft, piloted by Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard reached its destination at 8:49 pm CDT after a near 17-hour flight from Dayton, Ohio.

Solar-powered plane to soar again on round-the-world flight

Solar-powered plane to soar again on round-the-world flight

The solar-powered plane, which stores energy in batteries for when the sun is not shining, will stop in New York before a transatlantic flight to Europe.

Solar Impulse 2 ready to fly again by April 20!

Solar Impulse 2 ready to fly again by April 20!

The sun-powered plane Solar Impulse 2, grounded in Hawaii since the summer for repairs, will be ready to fly again by April 20, the project's spokeswoman said today.

Solar Impulse 2: The aircraft that needs no fuel

The dream of flying had always fascinated mankind since ancient times but it was not until the Wright brothers in the beginning of the 20th century that the dream became true.