January 2008 Issue
Dan Parker and the Altitude Airplane
While he set out to have fun, he just may break a world record.
Dan Parker was just another enthusiast looking to make his mark in aviation with some kind of crazy, notable project. Then he came across the Facet Opel, current altitude record holder, and the race was on. Since then, he’s been working on his airplane full time, hoping to break the existing record, and along the way he’s come up with some innovative and exceptionally efficient building and design practices.
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