The Chief Pilot of the Perlan Project, Jim Payne, was interviewed on ABC this morning. WeatherExtreme is providing the weather forecasting for this amazing project as they begin their record breaking flight attempts in Argentina in the upcoming months.
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The Airbus Perlan Mission II flights have a “virtual cockpit” available online that tracks the flight on a moving map and gives critical flight data. You can follow the flight on this site.
The cockpit is generally scheduled to be turned on a half an hour before the takeoff.
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The Airbus Perlan Mission II successfully completed their first flight in El Calafate,Argentina over this past weekend. This flight is the first in Argentina after previously tests had been completed in Minden, NV. Stay tuned for more updates:
Below are some images taken that day by Martin Heltai.
Check out the Airbus Perlan Mission II as one of the inspiring stories of glider planes across the globe in the SOAR on the World’s Biggest Screen Campaign. More found below: