15 April 2016

Solar Impulse 2 Departure Window Opens

The departure window for the "zero-fuel" Solar Impulse 2 opens today. The solar-powered aircraft has gone through numerous test flights with the new battery cells and cooling systems. Crews are looking four potential west coast landing sites (Phoenix, AZ; San Francisco-Bay Area; Los Angeles-SoCal Area; and Vancouver, BC).

Further information in this Solar Impulse 2 press release.

04.20.16 Update
Solar Impulse 2 plans to depart on April 21st at 0500HST (1500UTC).

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