Saturday, December 19, 2015

Perlan 2 Glider Preps for Flight Tests

Perlan 2 has already made its maiden flight. Now it's being readied for further tests before attempting to soar to 90,000 feet over the Andes Mountains in Peru.

Testing is being done practically in my own backyard; Minden is up in the High Sierras near Lake Tahoe. For more on this highly sophisticated sailplane go to Flying Magazine.

Here's a video of the maiden flight of Perlan 2...