Swiss-made solar plane takes off from JFK

New York is now in the logbook of the solar plane making its way around the world.



The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Kennedy airport early Monday morning.



The departure marked the start of the longest leg of the aircraft's voyage, a 90-hour nonstop journey across the Atlantic Ocean.



Possible landing spots are currently located in Spain and France.



The Impulse 2 is set to finish its journey in Abu Dhabi.


sorry to interrupt
your first 5 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 5 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."