Perlan Group announces sponsorship by Airbus at Oshkosh

The Perlan Team with the glider
As chief scientist of the Perlan Project, Inc., Dr. Elizabeth Austin, CCM of WeatherExtreme Ltd. is pleased to announce the recent sponsorship of the Perlan II Mission by the world renown aircraft manufacturer, the Airbus Group. The Airbus Perlan II sponsorship was unveiled at the EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2014 event and will aim to help build and fly a glider high above 90,000 feet to the edge of space. The record-breaking flight is set to occur in 2016.