This Day in Aviation History
March 31st, 1995
First flight of the Grob Strato 2C.
The Grob Strato 2C was a German experimental high altitude research aircraft. Powered by two turbocharged piston engines and featuring an extremely long span wing of composite construction, one aircraft was built in the 1990s, but was abandoned despite setting a world altitude record for piston-engined aircraft on its last flight….
Wikipedia, Grob Strato 2C: http://gstv.us/1q3HxUT
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