Category Archives: trans-Atlantic flight

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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The Dream of Perpetual Flight: How the Journey of Solar Impulse 2 is Possible

Part Two of a Three-Part Series By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority Imagine energy reserves increasing during flight! To make this dream a reality, we had to make maximum use of every single watt supplied by the sun … Continue reading

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From Roosevelt Field to JFK: New York’s Aviation Story Continues with Arrival of the Solar Impulse — Episode One in a Three-Part Miniseries

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority  Cheryl Albiez, Sr. Public Information Officer, contributed to this post By the time Charles Lindbergh took off in his Spirit of St. Louis on the morning of May 20, 1927, six aviators … Continue reading

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