Southampton Students Set to Break the World Record for Human Flight.

A group of Southampton students are on track to develop a wing suit to set the human flight world records for altitude, distance speed and time. 

The team compromised of fourth year MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics students named ‘The Icarus Programme” are aiming to cover 20-25 miles of flight, hitting altitudes of 45,000ft – that’s 15,000ft higher than commercial jets fly.

 

Read more here. 

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