On July 4th Tim and Alec drove from Marlague to Bariloche down Route 40. This mostly paved road is 5,000 km (3,000 miles) in total. It is a classic like Route 66 in USA.
Perlan’s blog collects the thoughts and experiences of team members from the multiple disciplines needed to build and prepare the aircraft, plan the flight, and carry out the mission. Here, you’ll find insights from the designers, craftspeople, pilots, meteorologists, and support personnel who will make Perlan’s record ascents a reality. Perlan’s blog will be an opportunity to delve into the challenges and triumphs that travel with the giant sailplane.