SOLAR IMPULSE From CAIRO to ABU DHABI

AIRSHIPS  - SOLAR IMPULSE
From CAIRO to ABU DHABI
Pilot: Bertrand Piccard
http://www.solarimpulse.com/leg-17-from-Cairo-to-Abu_Dhabi

"The Mission Control Center team has identified a weather window that could allow us to overcome the high temperatures across Saudi Arabia and hopefully land in Abu Dhabi after 48 hours."
"Bertrand Piccard and Si2 are flying at the speed of 30kts and at the altitude of 10'200ft: 11% of the flight completed."
Time of departure23rd July 2016 23:28 UTC
Flight Time0d 6h 41m 49s
Distance391 km (14 %)
Altitude10690 ft (3258 m)
Batteries charge38% (charging)
Energy Neutral in8h 34m
Solar Energy28 kWh



LEG 17 LIVE: Solar Impulse Airplane - InFlight Day 1 from Cairo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai1thkGfnYk