Solar Impulse 2 Readies to Land in California After 3-Day Flight

April 24, 2016 6:13 AM

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Solar Impulse 2 Readies to Land in California After 3-Day Flight

SAN FRANCISCO — A solar-powered airplane on a journey around the world was preparing to land in California on Saturday night to complete a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean.

The Solar Impulse 2 was flying in a holding pattern off the San Francisco coast on 70 percent of stored energy while waiting for winds to decrease for landing at Moffett Airfield in Mountain View.

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