Perlan 2 Glider Arrives In Argentina For Altitude Flights

Credit: Perlan soars at 26,000 ft.: Airbus Perlan Mission II

The Perlan 2 stratospheric glider has arrived in Argentina to begin flight testing aimed at breaking the world altitude record for gliders of 50,671 ft.—set in Argentina in August 2006 by the Perlan 1—en route to achieving the goal of flying at 90,000 ft. The glider’s journey by tramp steamer from...

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