Solar Impulse 2 finishes flight with ETEL's assistance

Solar Impulse 2 airplane has finished its flight around the globe, with airtime lasting over 500 hours entirely on Solar Energy, the company said.

With an ETEL motor, the Solar Impulse 2 started in Abu Dhabi and flew across Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the United States, Atlantic Ocean and Europe before heading back where it started.

ETEL SA is based in Switzerland with exclusive North American distribution through HEIDENHAIN Corporation in Schaumburg, IL. The company is an international supplier of direct drive and motion control components and integrated systems.