The range of a solar plane depends on various factors, such as its design, energy storage capacity, and weather conditions. Some solar planes have managed to complete transcontinental flights.
Currently, solar planes are not used for commercial flights due to their limited passenger capacity and range. However, they are used for research, demonstrations, and promoting renewable energy.
The charging time for a solar plane depends on the size of its solar panel array, the available sunlight, and the capacity of its batteries. Typically, it takes several hours to fully charge a solar plane.