May 2012


Record attempt: Sinus glides to 7036 m in Greece!

Alexis Anastassiou and Kostas Kiapekos from Greece soar-climbed to 7,036m (23,100ft) with the Pipistrel Sinus in the lee wave of Mount Parnassus in central Greece.   Even though the wave was weak (at only 1.0m/s) the whole mission lasted less than 3 hours, including the slow descent to avoid stressing the finish of the airframe. Needless to say, we are all
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