Perlan Glider Heads To Argentina For Record Bid

Airbus Perlan Mission II
Credit: Airbus

Airbus Perlan Mission II is to launch its fourth flight campaign in Argentina in its bid to take a glider to an altitude of 90,000 ft. The pressurized Perlan 2 reached 74,334 ft. on Sept. 2, 2018, setting a new world altitude record for a glider. The glider will be shipped from the U.S. on June 3...

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