Public invited to visit Solar Impulse plane

TULSA, Okla. — A solar plane on a possibly record-setting flight made a stop in Tulsa Thursday night and now the public is invited to visit.

The Solar Impulse 2 left Phoenix, Arizona, Thursday morning. The solar-powered jet arrived in Tulsa around 11:15 Thursday night.

The pilot is attempting to set a record for the first around the world solar flight.

We're wating on the arrival of Solar Impulse

FOX23 News at 9 is on now! We're waiting the arrival of a historic flight. Tune into FOX23 for its touchdown. http://bit.ly/23M4XdO DETAILS: http://bit.ly/FOX23SolarPlane

Posted by FOX23 News on Thursday, May 12, 2016

Solar Impulse will host an open day for the public on Sunday, May 16 at Tulsa International Airport.

Visitors can come see the plane at the airport between 9 a.m. and noon as well as 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Demand to see the plane was so high that officials extended the open day to Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FOX23's Preston Jones went live to check out the plane and answer questions.

SOLAR PLANE TOUR - we're checking out the Solar Impulse at Tulsa International Airport

Posted by FOX23 Preston Jones on Monday, May 16, 2016

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