Category Archives: Solar Impulse II

Port Authority 2016: It’s a Wrap

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor For the Port Authority, 2016 began with the clearing of massive amounts of snow and ice from the runways of Port Authority airports during one of the fiercest snowstorms in the region’s history. It ended on a … Continue reading

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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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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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