Last stage world solar plane

Last stage world solar plane

World July 24, 2016 07:24

- Solar Impulse 2 is the night from Saturday to Sunday on his last journey began its journey around the world.

The aircraft powered by solar energy, rose around 1:30 am (Dutch time) on from Cairo and visit the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, where the world began.

The flight according to the team will take between 48 and 72 hours and is the most difficult stage. Partly because of the weather and stomach complaints pilot Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse was forced later than planned to take off. Besides the weather complicate no-flyzones flight over the Middle East.
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The aircraft weighs about 1,600 kilograms at a length of 22 meters. It can reach a height of 8500 meters. Since March 2015, the device is working on a journey of some 35 000 kilometers.

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