Watch the video: In 2012, former Cal Berkeley quarterback Joe Ayoob officially broke the Guinness World Record by flying a John Collins designed paper airplane 69.14 meters (226 feet, 10 inches) — thats 5.95 meters or 19 feet, 6 inches farther than the previous record.
How do you make the fastest paper airplane in the world?
How to Make the Fastest Paper AirplaneStep 1: Fold in Half. This is an easy step. Step 2: Fold the Cockpit. Step 3: Fold the Cockpit Down. Step 4: Fold the 2nd Cockpit. Step 5: Make the First Folds of the Wings. Step 6: The Second Folds of the Wings. Step 7: Ready for Takeoff! Step 8: Bonus Step.
What is the world record for throwing a paper plane?
69.14 meters The world record for longest throw of a paper airplane has been broken. Joe Ayoob throws a John Collins design, officially breaking the world record by 19 feet, 6 inches. The new world record, once verified by Guinness, will be 69.14 meters (226 feet, 10 inches).
How fast can a paper airplane fly?
According to Blackburn, For maximum height and for a good transition to gliding flight, the throw must be within 10 degrees of vertical — which shows that a speed of at least 60 miles per hour (97 kilometres per hour) is the amount needed to throw the paper plane successfully.
Can planes fly forever?
Youve been gliding many times without knowing it. It happens on just about every flight.” Flying at a typical altitude of 36,000 feet (about seven miles), an aircraft that loses both engines will be able to travel for another 70 miles before reaching the ground.
How long is the worlds longest paper chain?
779.21 m The longest paper chain by an individual measures 779.21 m (2,556 ft 5.5 in) long and was achieved by Julie McKinney (USA) in Fishers, Indiana, USA, on 22 June 2014.