Friday, August 1, 2014

Perlan ll project aims to fly a glider to the edge of space

Riding colossal stratospheric air waves, the Perlan ll glider is intended to fly to the ed...

In an ambitious attempt to break every wing-borne sustained flight height record for a manned aircraft, the Perlan ll project intends to construct and fly a glider higher than any sailplane has gone before. Riding on the colossal stratospheric air waves generated over mountains, the team plans to fly their craft to more than 90,000 ft (27,000 m), which will shatter their own existing glider altitude record of 50,671 ft (15,400 m) set by Perlan l in 2008... Continue Reading Perlan ll project aims to fly a glider to the edge of space

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