Without fuel and flying with only solar energy Solar Impulse-2 plane arrived at S.V.Patel International Airport in Ahmadabad on last Tuesday. Air port authority had put special arrangements for this aircraft and also keeping special security. In addition the local citizens and students can see this plane they had made some special arrangement for that.
This fuel free aircraft was flown from Abu Dhabi to Ahmadabad. The first phase of inspection for world first Solar air plane flight was completed. The plane will go to other seven places and then again Abu Dhabi.
Let’s see some fact about this Solar Plane.
Pilot can push back his chair and can get relax that time this solar plane will be in co-pilot mode. Total 24 hour period, pilot can get rest for maximum 6 hours.
Solar Impulse 2 Aircraft, which took 13 years for designing and testing. In first phase it was flew till Oman without standing anywhere. Now from India this Solar Impulse – 2 Aircraft will get to China and after that by continuously flying this plane will reached to America via Pacific Ocean. This plane has only Solar Energy no other alternative energy sources.
This plane can fly with the speed of 48 to 96 Kilometres per hour.
This Solar Impulse 2 Aircraft sponsored by Google, Omega, Solvay, Schindler and ABB.