And to Sulayman We gave the fiercely blowing
wind, speeding at his command toward the land that We had blessed.
And We had full knowledge of everything. (Qur'an, 21:81)
the above verse relates, Allah placed the wind under Prophet Sulayman's
(as) command and allowed him to use it as a vehicle. There is a
strong possibility of an indication here that, as in Prophet Sulayman's
(as) time, wind energy will also be used in the technology of the
And We gave Sulayman power over the wind-a month's
journey in the morning and a month in the afternoon... (Qur'an,
The expression "a month's journey in the morning and a
month in the afternoon" may be drawing attention to the
fact that Prophet Sulayman (as) moved rapidly between different
regions perhaps by using a technology similar to an airplane, or
developed wind-powered vehicles that could cover long distances
quickly. (Allah knows best.) There is thus a strong possibility
that these verses point to modern airplane technology.