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Steve Fossett sets new glider altitude record of 15,360 metres


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That's a fair way up in a Glider .....................




FAI has ratified the following Class D (Gliders) record :




Claim number : 14043


Sub-class :DO (Open Class Gliders)






Type of record : Absolute altitude


Course/location : El Calafate (Argentina)


Performance : 15 460 m


Pilot : Steve FOSSETT (USA)




Glider : Glaser-Dirks DG-505




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