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Best and Worst of 2009: The Year in Bikes, Planes, Trains, and Boats

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Sunseeker II Solar Plane

We're still pretty far from commercial sun-powered flight, but solar aviation pioneers are doing more impressive things all the time. In 2009, one of the stories that TreeHugger readers seemed to like quite a bit was about the Sunseeker II solar airplane. More details about it, as well as photos and videos, can be found in the posts below (I especially recommend the video in the third link):

Sunseeker II Solar Airplane to Fly Over Europe this Spring
Breathtaking! First Crossing of the Alps by a Solar Plane
Best Video You'll See Today: Solar Plane Crossing the Alps

Photo: Solar Flight

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