Solar Impulse bids a fond farewell to India
The Solar Impulse plane (SI2), piloted by Bertrand Piccard, left India in the early hours of this morning and touched down in Mandalay just a few hours ago. With the fourth leg of the round-the-world tour now complete and the SI2 ready to be housed in its mobile hangar, we take a look back at the third leg between Ahmedabad and Varanasi..
Video: Solar Impulse touches down in Varanasi
Images: Solar Impulse lands in Varanasi, India. At the controls: André Borschberg, who piloted the plane from Ahmedabad to Varanasi.
Images: Solar Impulse ground crew perform pre-flight checks before takeoff just a few hours later: