The tail camera of the Airbus Perlan Mission II pressurized glider captures a panoramic view from the world-record setting altitude of 52,172 feet, which pilots Jim Payne and Morgan Sandercock attained in their engineless craft on Sept. 3 in the skies over the Patagonian region of Argentina. (Photo courtesy Perlan Project.)Perlan Project
Airbus Perlan Mission II pilots Jim Payne (left) and Morgan Sandercock emerge from the cockpit after setting a new glider world altitude record Sept. 3, soaring to 52,172 feet in the pressurized craft that was carried aloft by rare “stratospheric mountain waves” in the Andes Mountains near El Calafate, Argentina. Photo by Jackie Payne, Perlan Project.Perlan Project
The Airbus Perlan Mission II pressurized glider soars above the peaks of the Andes near El Calafate, Argentina, where on Sept. 3 it broke a glider world altitude record by reaching 52,172 feet with Perlan Project pilots Jim Payne and Morgan Sandercock at the controls. (Airbus photo by James Darcy.)Airbus photo by James Darcy
23 February 2017 - Interview with Dean Barker, Team CEO and Skipper SoftBank Team Japan SoftBank Team Japan gets a step closer to the 2017 America’s cup racing with the roll-out of their new AC Class yacht embedding Airbus know-how. The unveiling event took place on February 25th in Bermuda. Airbus has been supporting America’s Cup challenger SoftBank Team Japan (STJ) as a technology partner since October 2015 by providing engineering expertise already recognised through its Innovation Partnership with ORACLE TEAM USA.
23 February 2017 - Footages taken at SoftBank Team Japan base in Bemuda. Appearing on video: Dean Barker, Team CEO and Skipper SoftBank Team Japan walking in the wing shed besides the wingtail and Pierre Marie Belleau, Airbus Project Leader.
Airbus Perlan Mission II hace historia con un nuevo récord mundial de altitud de un planeador
La mission Airbus Perlan II entre dans l'histoire avec nouveau record d'altitude
Airbus Perlan Mission II Soars Into History, Sets New World Record for Glider Altitude