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    Solar Impulse round the world solar powered flight

    After nearly five days in the air the solar powered Solar Impulse is close to landing in Honolulu after the longest leg - from Nagoya Japan to Honolulu Hawaii - of its round the world flight.

    You can follow progress of the flight at this link:

    http://www.solarimpulse.com/leg-8-from-Nagoya-to-Hawaii

    Aircraft is scheduled to land at around 16:00 UTC (12:00 noon EST)
    Last edited by KEVINinTO; 07-03-2015 at 04:40 AM.

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    Flight tracking courtesy of Flightradar24.com

    http://www.flightradar24.com/SOLAR2/6b0a174


    The solar powered Solar Impulse is currently in an extended (9 hour!) holding pattern off the coast of Hawaii which will allow this fragile aircraft to land when winds are calmest.

    This is a historic flight!

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    The pilot of Solar Impulse is currently doing a live interview with Chinese Television

    http://www.solarimpulse.com/leg-8-from-Nagoya-to-Hawaii

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    A closer look at the aircraft behind this historic solar powered 120 hour flight!

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencete...DAYS-time.html



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