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Airborne 09.07.17: Perlan II Record, Sporty’s Course, Morane-Saulnier Type L

Also: Disruptive Passenger, Aero-Cooperation, Dream Chaser, Self-Serve Fuel, Marine UAS, Horizon Air, Deer Lake

Airbus Perlan Mission II made history Sunday in the Patagonia region of Argentina by soaring to over 52,000 feet and setting a new world altitude record for glider flight.

Chief pilot Jim Payne and co-pilot Morgan Sandercock completed this historic Perlan 2 flight from Comandante Armando Tola International Airport in El Calafate, Argentina, surpassing the previous 50,727-foot world record for glider altitude that was set in the unpressurized Perlan 1 by The Perlan Project founder Einar Enevoldson and lead project sponsor Steve Fossett in 2006. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus has joined Sporty’s Pilot Shop in helping EAA Young Eagles achieve their dreams of flying, with Embry-Riddle flight instructor support now part of the Sporty’s online Learn To Fly course available to all Young Eagles. In a donation honoring 100 years of the French-American aviation relationship, a full-sized Morane-Saulnier Type L “Parasol” aeroplane replica will join the prestigious EAA Aviation Museum collection in Oshkosh, WI. This hand-crafted reproduction of the World War I-era Parasol – an ancestor of Daher’s TBM very fast turboprop aircraft family – was brought by Daher to the US for an appearance at last month’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in. During the week-long event, the aeroplane was a major draw, attracting a steady flow of visitors. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!

Airborne 09.07.17 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Thursday, September 7th, 2017... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Hosts Brianne Cross, Christopher Odom, and Laura Hutson, and is supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalist Tom Patton, this episode covers:

  • Airbus Perlan II Team Celebrates World Record Flight
  • Instructor Support Now Available For EAA Young Eagles In Sporty’s Online Course
  • Morane-Saulnier Type L Airplane Replica Comes To EAA Aviation Museum Collection
  • Disruptive Passenger Ordered To Reimburse Hawaiian Airlines 
  • Aero-Community Update: Creating A New Spirit Of Cooperation
  • Dream Chaser Spacecraft Has Successful Captive Carry Test 
  • Self-Serve Fuel Now Available At Eastern Iowa Airport 
  • U.S. Marine Develops Low-Cost 3D-Printed UAS
  • Lawsuit Filed By Pilot Union Against Horizon Air
  • Government Of Canada Investing In Safety At The Deer Lake Regional Airport

Get Comprehensive, Real-Time, 24/7 coverage of the latest aviation and aerospace stories anytime, at aero-news.net. And be sure to join us again tomorrow, LIVE from Oshkosh 2017, for the next edition of "Airborne Unlimited" here on Aero-TV. Thanks for watching. See you, again, tomorrow!

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