Solar Impulse 2, a flight designed to propagate the idea of saving renewable energy has been touring the world to spread the message. As part of it, a 120 hour journey from China to Haweii has been planned.
The journey if accomplished could have broken the record for the longest journey of a solar plane, breaking the previous best of 63 hours and 1 minute.
The Aircraft left with its lone pilot from Nanjing in China. However the weather conditions deteriorated forcing the aircraft to land in Nagoya of Japan. It was a call taken considering the reports of the meteorological department. Earlier, the flight was cancelled for the same reason. The journey came to an halted after a 36 hour flight.
It was one of the 12 solar impulse tours scheduled to tour all around the world. The flight uses solar energy for all its fuel needs. Hence it is very important for the flight to fly high and that it has been provided with enough sun rays to get recharged.
The pilot of the flight tweeted that they have done all that could be done and eventually the climate has played the spoil sport, the verge reports.