Airbus Perlan 2 Readies For Record Altitude Attempt

Perlan 2

Credit: Airbus
COLORADO SPRINGS—The Airbus Perlan 2 stratospheric glider is en route to South America, where it will attempt unpowered flights to altitudes exceeding 90,000 ft.–a height never achieved by a wing-borne aircraft. The Perlan 2 glider was shipped from the project’s Minden, Nevada, headquarters in late...

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