Solar Impulse 2 fly into the record books on Leg 8 from Nagoya to Kalaeloa
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Spending 5 days and nights flying over 7000km across the Pacific Ocean Andre Borschberg became the new record holder for the longest manned flight and surpassed the previous record of 76 hours, set by adventure Steve Fossett in 2006.
His partner in this round the world enterprise, Betrand Piccard met him in Kalaeloa, Hawaii, and will take over the pilot duties for the next leg, this will take him from Hawaii to Phoenix, Arizona completing the Pacific crossing and brining the team a step closer to its dream of flying a solar powered aircraft around the globe.
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