Solar plane takes off for flight around the world01:29

Published on March 9, 2015

Solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, has taken off from Abu Dhabi begun to fly around the globe using only the sun’s energy.

With a wingspan of 72m (236ft), Solar Impulse 2 is the width of a Boeing 747, but weighs about the same as a large car.

Source: BBC News YouTube Channel
Published on March 9, 2015