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Aircraft. Perlan II stratospheric glider began pressurized test flights
Minden, Usa - Tom Enders received a detailed briefing from chief pilot Jim Payne
Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders worked alongside the all-volunteer flight test team for Airbus Perlan Mission II this weekend, as the program achieved a historic milestone with the start of pressurized flights. The Perlan 2 glider is designed to soar on wind currents to 90,000 feet as it researches highaltitude flight, climate change and the potential for wing-borne travel on Mars. Enders received a detailed...
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