By now most pilots and aviation buffs are aware of the Solar Impulse 2
Piloting challenge as Bertrand Piccard
and Andre Borschberg
attempt to fly around the world using only solar power. But how would you like to experience some of the challenges to piloting a solar powered airplane?
Solar Impulse 2 Flight Simulator
After 3 years of hard work Sandro Buss, PhD project director at the Institute for Atmosphere and Climate Science along with the help of computer science students in Switzerland have created an interesting internet game. All you need is an internet coneection and a computer and - viola - you can fly the Solar Impulse 2 solar powered aircraft! But be warned - it is not as easy as you may think! See if you are up to the challenge of Solar Impulse 2 piloting of a solar powered airplane.
You will find this flight simulator at SolarTakeoff.com
where you can relive the 12 flights taken by Solar Impulse 2 in 2012 and 2013. Simply navigate to the SHOPPING link at the top of the page and you can choose your challenge! Or, you can choose to race the Solar Impulse 2 and see if you can be first to arrive at the destination. Good luck to you all! Until next time keep your wings straight and level Hersch!
John White a/k/a JetAviator7 is an ATP pilot with an MBA in business who enjoys all things aviation and as an online entrepreneur loves providing exceptional products combined with exceptional personal service. Find out more about John on Google+ Share this post on Google+