On July 1, 1960, Avro pilot Tony Blackman climbed into the cockpit of a Hawker Siddeley Vulcan delta wing strategic bomber in order to deliver her from the aircraft manufacturer (A.V. Roe and Company, Avro) for Royal Air Force service. Show More Summary
The pilot of a hospital helicopter died and two others were injured after the chopper crashed and burned during takeoff. The Flight for Life medical helicopter was leaving St. Anthony's Medical Center in Frisco on Friday afternoon when it crashed, CBS Denver reports. Show More Summary
Solar Impulse 2 has landed in Hawaii after completing its record-breaking longest leg of the Round the World Solar Flight, that began last March in Abu Dhabi. With pilot André Borschberg at the controls, the solar-powered, single-pilot...Show More Summary
The longest and most difficult leg of the Round the World Solar Flight attempted since last March by Swiss explorers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg ended successfully in Hawaii. At the controls of Solar Impulse 2, pilot André Borschberg landed safely in Hawaii after flying 117 hours and 52 minutes over the Pacific Ocean from Japan powered only by the sun.
Solar Impulse 2, a plane powered solely by the sun, completed its historic trip from Japan to Hawaii Friday, touching down in Honolulu at 5:55 a.m local time. Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg led the 118 hour flight across the Pacific Ocean, the longest journey made by a solo pilot on an unfueled plane. Show More Summary
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Solar Impulse, the airplane powered only by the sun, has landed in Hawaii after making a historic 8,000-kilometer flight across the Pacific from Japan.Pilot Andre Borschberg brought the vehicle gently down onto the runway at Kalaeloa Airport just before 6 a.m. Show More Summary
The plane piloted by Andre Borschberg completed the nearly 5,000 mile journey from Japan in just under five days
Solar Impulse 2, piloted by André Borschberg has successfully completed its record-breaking solar-powered flight from Japan to Hawaii. The plane landed at 5:55am local time today, and was met with a traditional Hawaiian welcome reception, leis With
André Borschberg, flying Solar Impulse 2, set a new record of 120 hours in the cockpit on a journey from Japan to Hawaii.
(Reuters) - A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun's energy landed in Hawaii on Friday, after a record-breaking five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed an historic flight Friday after circling the globe without so much as a drop of fuel, then touching down seemingly effortlessly in Hawaii. The sun-powered plane, piloted by veteran Swiss aviator Andre Borschberg, spent five days to make the historic voyage,...
The five-day journey was completed without a drop of jet fuel. The post BREAKING: A Swiss Pilot Just Completed The Longest Solar-Powered Flight In Aviation History appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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In about half an hour, the Solar Impulse solar-powered plane is going to touch down in Hawaii, at the end of a record-setting flight across the Pacific. Attention and praise are quite rightly going to be heaped on pilot André Borschberg, who will have been peeing into a funnel for 120 hours straight. Show More Summary
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On the 1st of July, 1960 Avro pilot Tony Blackman climbed into the cockpit of a Hawker Siddeley Vulcan delta wing strategic bomber in order to deliver her from the aircraft manufacturer (A.V. Roe and Company, Avro) for Royal Air Force service. Show More Summary
Starting this Friday, the West End MARTA station will be home to a pop-up farmstand, showcasing produce from urban farms in Southwest Atlanta. The stand, which will operate every Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. until early October, is a pilot program that MARTA hopes to duplicate across its other 37 stations in Atlanta. Show More Summary
The pilot was able to catapult before the crash, the source said.