Airbus Perlan glider reaches new heights

The Airbus Perlan Mission II glider has attained its highest ever altitude, rising to 32,500 feet during test flights in southern Argentina. (Credit: Perlan Project) Now in its second season of testing near the Patagonian city of El Calafate, the Perlan 2 team is aiming to eclipse the current world gliding altitude record of 50,727 … Continue reading Airbus Perlan glider reaches new heights