Payne notches new sailplane records aboard Nixus

Pilot Jim Payne was ready when a relatively rare favorable weather window over Nevada’s mountains on June 10 created an opportunity to break a 24-year-old sailplane distance record in a one-of-a-kind aircraft.

Payne notches new sailplane records aboard Nixus

Pilot Jim Payne was ready when a relatively rare favorable weather window over Nevada’s mountains on June 10 created an opportunity to break a 24-year-old sailplane distance record in a one-of-a-kind aircraft.