Poor weather has delayed Solar Impulse 2's departure from India on the next leg of its epic bid to become the first plane to fly around the world powered solely by the sun.
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Solar Impulse 2 landed in India late on Tuesday, completing the first major sea leg of its epic bid to become the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world.
An aircraft with a 72-metre wing-span – larger than a Boeing 747 – yet weighing only 2.3 tonnes, the Solar Impulse 2 has set off from Abu Dhabi on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.