Solar-powered plane flies from Myanmar to China on historic round the-world flight

March 31, 2015 5:26 AM

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Solar-powered plane flies from Myanmar to China on historic round the-world flight

BEIJING (AP) — A groundbreaking solar-powered plane successfully flew from Myanmar to central China early Tuesday as part of an historic round-the-world journey promoting renewable energy use.

The organizers of the Solar Impulse 2 flight wrote in a statement that the plane landed in Chongqing, China, at 1:35 a.m. Tuesday, after leaving Mandalay, Myanmar, more than 20 hours earlier.

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