Egrett Tows Perlan 2 Glider In New Altitude Record Bid

Credit: Photo: Airbus Perlan Mission II
With the goal of setting an altitude record of 90,000 ft., the Airbus Perlan Mission II team based in El Calafate, Argentina, has begun using a Grob Egrett research aircraft to tow the Perlan 2 to higher altitudes in search of mountain waves that will boost the two-seat glider into the stratosphere...

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