Recent Articles

August, 2022 – – Perlan 2 planör ilk uçuş gösterisini AirVenture’de yaptı

August, 2022 – Cavok – Planador Perlan 2 fará sua primeira demonstração pública em voo durante o AirVenture em Oshkhosh este ano

July 27, 2022 – Flying Magazine – Gallery: Wednesday at Oshkosh

July 27, 2022 – Flying Magazine – Sailplane That Soared Higher Than the U-2 Flies at Oshkosh

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Podcasts & Broadcast Interviews

August 15, 2020 – ivoox – Tago De Pietro (Argentino que Integra el Team Perlan) La Barra De Macu

August 13, 2020 – Charlas Aeronáuticas – PROYECTO PERLAN – “Tago” De Pietro

October 24, 2019 – NBAA – NBAA TV: NBAA-BACE Offers a Glimpse at the Future of Business Aviation

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Collier Trophy Nominations

February 13, 2019 – AOPA – Impressive Tech Vies for Collier Trophy

February 12, 2019 – Flying Magazine – Collier Trophy Nominees Announced

February 8, 2019 – SpaceRef – 2018 Robert J. Collier Trophy Nominees Announced

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2018 – Three World Records

August 28, 2018 – FAI – Airbus Perlan Mission II soars to the highest altitude ever reached on a glider

August 27, 2018 – Airbus – Airbus Perlan Mission II soars to over 62,000 feet, setting second altitude world record and crossing Armstrong Line

September 7, 2018 – NBC News Mach – Experimental glider smashes record for high-altitude flight

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2017 – World Record

September 20, 2017 – Cnet – Perlan 2 Glider breaks world altitude record for gliders

September 14, 2017 – Voice of America News – Perlan II Sets a New Altitude Record for Gliders

September 13, 2017 – Người Việt – Tàu lượn không động cơ phá kỷ lục bay cao 52,000 feet

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2017 – World Record (en Español)

September 13, 2017 – Tiempo Sur – Los últimos vuelos del Perlan antes de partir

September 10, 2017 – Pueblo Y Sociedad Noticias – Planeador pasa de los 52 mil pies y bate el récord de altitud

September 4, 2017 – La Nacion – Perlan II, el aeroplano que logró batir un récord mundial de altura en el cielo patagónico

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Press Coverage – Argentina

September 1, 2017 – La Nacion – Santa Cruz: el avión sin motor que desafía al espacio

August 30, 2017 – Clarín – Un planeador intentará establecer un récord mundial en el cielo de El Calafate

August 30, 2017 – Clarín – Los mejores pilotos del mundo intentan desafiar los límites de la física con un avión sin motor

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Teachers in Space

April 5, 2016 – Albany Times Union – Gloversville students win award from Teachers in Space

March 23, 2016 – TWC Central NY – Central NY Schools’ Science Experiments Set To Soar

March 23, 2016 – Eagle News Online – Cazenovia eight graders take science to the edge of space

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Archived Articles

December 19, 2018 – AOPA – Faster, Higher, More Efficient

December 2018 – Ecology Business – Проект Perlan

November 2018 – Segelfliegen Magazine – November/December Issue

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Archived Media

April 9, 2018 – National Geographic – One Strange Rock – Shield – Flight at the Edge of the Ozone Layer

June 5, 2018 – Aerospace Engineering Blog – Podcast Ep. #12 – The Perlan Project: Soaring to the Edge of Space

May 28, 2018 – Ahora Calafate – El Perlan II vuelve a El Calafate por un nuevo récord de altura

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Recent Posts

Loading Day and Last Team Dinner

Loading Day and Last Team Dinner

Loading Day and Last Team Dinner With Monday morning’s sunrise the Perlan was in the trailer, the container was ready for inspection, the Egrett was ready to start the long ferry home, the Tribal truck was at the airport and the crane was booked for the afternoon. For...

Farewell Argentina 2023

Farewell Argentina 2023

Farewell Argentina Multiple weather studies for the next week did not show stratospheric waves of sufficient strength to soar to high altitude. So we made the tough, bittersweet decision to pack up and return to Minden. In El Calafate in 2023 Airbus Perlan Mission II:...

Perlan Support Teams – Part Two

Perlan Support Teams – Part Two

Perlan Support Teams – Part Two As I said in Part One we are so fortunate to have such diverse talent on our team to support Airbus Perlan Mission II. This blog is to highlight each team member’s supporting role in their own words. Most have been on multiple Argentina...