• Solar Impulse 2, the first solar-powered plane to be able to fly for several days and nights, will land in 12 destinations along its roughly 35,000 kilometre (22,000 mile) trip.
  • Its route, which was unveiled Tuesday in Abu Dhabi, begins in the emirate and includes stops in Oman, India, China, Hawaii and New York. It will take around 25 days of total flying time.
  • With flight speeds of 50-100 kilometres (30-60 miles) per hour, the entire round-the-world journey is expected to take five months to complete.

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