The Airbus Perlan Mission II made history by soaring into the stratosphere to a pressure altitude of over 62,000 feet.
By achieving this feat, our friends at the Perlan Project set a new gliding altitude world record!
Read more about this incredible feat by clicking the stories below.
- Airbus engineless glider tops record 62,000ft
- Perlan Mission II Soars to Record-Breaking 62k Feet
- Airbus Perlan Mission II Soars to Over 62,000 Feet, Setting Second Altitude World Record and Crossing Armstrong Line
- Airbus Perlan Mission II Sets A New World Record for Glider Altitude
And, from the Perlan website...