Andre Borscheberg

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3 Jul, 2015

Longest non-stop solo flight record

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Bertrand Piccard, left, holds up the arm of pilot Andre Borschberg after Borschberg landed the Solar Impulse 2 at the Kalaeloa Airport in Kapolei, Hawaii, Friday, July 3, 2015. A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia).The Solar Impulse 2 lands in Hawaii after breaking the record for world’s longest nonstop solo flight, a five-day, 118 hr solar-powered journey across the Pacific Ocean from Nagoya, Japan to Kalaeloa. Steve Fossett set the previous record of 76 hours when he flew a specially-designed jet around the globe in 2006. Borschberg:

Nobody now can say that renewable energies cannot do the impossible. You don’t know if it’s feasible. You don’t know if it’s possible. You don’t know if you are going to lose the airplane.

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