Solar Impulse 2 landed in the Ohio hometown of Wilbur and Orville Wright over the weekend, paying tribute to the inventors credited with making the first powered flight in history while also underscoring that the age of invention is not over.
Late last week the swiss pilots making their historic, round-the-world flight relying only on solar power, took off from Arizona and flew to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Then on Saturday that departed for Dayton International Airport in the US state of Ohio.
The flight between Oklahoma and Ohio took 17 hours.
The Dayton Daily News reported Solar Impulse will spend at least a few days in Ohio before moving on to its next US stop.
The Solar Impulse team has said only that said an exact take-off time won't be known until 24 hours in advance.
The plane is expected to make at least one more stop in the United States, in New York, before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Europe or northern Africa, according to the website documenting the journey.
The journey of the Solar Impulse 2 began in March 2015 from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and made stops in Oman, Myanmar, China and Japan before touching beginning its US journey in Hawaii, where technical problems kept the experimental aircraft grounded for several months.