This personal jet glider turns science fiction into reality

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Glider aircraft flies at highest-ever altitude – a blood-boiling 76,000ft (VIDEOS)

Two pilots have soared to 76,124ft (23, 203 meters) in a groundbreaking flight that saw an engineless aircraft ride atmospheric waves to soar over Earth, where the altitude is so high that human blood boils unless protected. The Airbus Perlan Mission II broke its third record for human flight in a winged aircraft this year, […]

EPA to Resume Enforcement of ‘Glider Truck’ Rules

The new acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, has jackknifed former EPA head Scott Pruitt’s decision to quit enforcing the strict sales limits imposed on glider trucks. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, they’re basically new heavy commercial trucks that use old powertrains. Advocates argue that using refurbished engines and transmissions save business owners […]