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Solar Impulse airplane departed for its 5th flight to date on the Round-The World attempt
Mandalay, Myanmar - Estimated flight time: 19 hours
The solar aircraft departed from the Mandalay International Airport this morning at 3:36 am local time (9:06 pm GMT [March 29th]) attempting the most challenging flight since having started the Round-The-World journey, to reach Chongqing (China). The anticipated 19 hours of flying time and 1,375 kilometers of distance covered will be physically demanding for Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard, due...
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