Monthly Archives: June 2016

Solar Impulse 2: Following Lindberg’s Spirit of St. Louis

Words and Video by Ron Marsico, Media Relations Staff Solar Impulse 2 glided eastward after taking off from Kennedy Airport at 2:30 a.m. today, attempting to become the first fuel-free plane to cross the Atlantic — 89 years after Charles … Continue reading

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LaGuardia Airport: Flashback to the Past

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Now that the ceremonial groundbreaking for the 21st century modernization and reconstruction of LaGuardia Airport is done, the airport’s long history officially turns over a brand new chapter. The new plan calls for the remaking … Continue reading

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JFK: SOLAR IMPULSE 2 LANDS EN-ROUTE TO FIRST FUEL-FREE PLANE TRIP AROUND WORLD

By Ron Marsico, Media Relations Staff Solar Impulse 2, bidding to be the first fuel-free aircraft to circle the globe, landed gracefully at 3:59 AM early Saturday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport, a prelude to the final destination … Continue reading

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