Solar-Powered Plane Completes Flight Over US

A solar-powered aircraft has completed its history-making cross-country trip over the United States.

The experimental Solar Impulse landed at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport late Saturday, three hours ahead of schedule after an unexpected tear was found on its left wing. The plane’s mission team said neither the pilot nor the aircraft appeared to be in danger, but an early landing was planned anyway.

The team called the tear an obstacle that pilot André …

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