Jet Zero: Rolls-Royce claims to have made ‘world’s fastest’ electric plane

The plane reportedly has a top speed of more than 345mph, with its closest rival to the record previously only reaching 132mph

Solar plane completes historic world trip

A solar-powered plane has completed the final journey of its global flight, landing in Abu Dhabi. Solar Impulse concluded an 18-month trip today, flying a total of 40,000 kilometres using clean technologies. The 17,000-panel aeroplane touched down in the UAE capital, where it began its journey last year, after flying more than 48 hours from […]

Solar powered plane finishes groundbreaking US tour

A solar powered plane touched down at JFK airport over the weekend, marking the final leg of a groundbreaking tour around the United States. The Solar Impulse flew from Washington to New York despite damage to one of its wings. Piloted by Swiss co-founder and CEO Andre Borschberg, the plane made the journey in 18h23min […]