Record Glider Flight

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Record Glider Flight

Post by shuize » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:01 pm

On Sept. 2, the sleek Perlan 2 glider carried two pilots to 76,100 feet, or more than 14 miles, over the El Calafate region in southern Argentina.
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/ex ... ncna907586


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Re: Record Glider Flight

Post by Witness » Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:14 am

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Re: Record Glider Flight

Post by xouper » Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:25 am

shuize wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:01 pm
On Sept. 2, the sleek Perlan 2 glider carried two pilots to 76,100 feet, or more than 14 miles, over the El Calafate region in southern Argentina.
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/ex ... ncna907586
Very impressive.
nbcnews.com wrote:Only spy planes and specialized balloons have flown higher.
Someone at NBC didn't do their homework. :P

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Re: Record Glider Flight

Post by Doctor X » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:20 am

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