Plane Sets World Record for Solar-powered Flight




More than a year after it took off from Abu Dhabi, the four-engine experimental plane Solar Impulse 2 became the first aircraft to circumnavigate the world using only power collected from the sun. Its pilots hope that their record-setting flight will help promote the use of solar power as a cheap and renewable power source. VOA’s George Putic reports.
Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/plane-sets-world-record-solar-powered-flight/3437546.html

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