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Aircraft. Perlan Mission II reaches new high altitude in search for world aviation record
El Calafate, Argentina - And new evidence on climate change
Airbus Perlan Mission II, an initiative to fly a glider without an engine to the edge of space to collect ground-breaking insights on climate change, weather and high-altitude flight, this week reached a new high altitude in its second season of flight testing in El Calafate, Argentina. Pilots Jim Payne, Morgan Sandercock, Tim Gardner and Miguel Iturmendi have soared the pressurized Perlan 2 glider...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency