Longest paper aircraft flight

  1. llx's attempt
    Rank
    1st
    Score
    15.40 seconds
    Entrant
    China llx
  2. julianchee's attempt
    Rank
    2nd
    Score
    10.10 seconds
    The hall was located beside a lakeside residence with high humidity level. Coupled with the low ceiling could only give me around 10 seconds.
    Entrant
    Malaysia julianchee
  3. lee1976's attempt
    Rank
    3rd
    Score
    5.92 seconds
    Science enrichment day 2013
    Entrant
    Australia lee1976
  4. stupiddingo's attempt
    Rank
    4th
    Score
    5.80 seconds
    The longest paper airplane flight
    Entrant
    United States stupiddingo
  5. TJC's attempt
    Rank
    5th
    Score
    5.60 seconds
    My son and I built a fleet of paper aircraft and occupied a gym to film our challenge. It went very well-enjoy our footage!
    Entrant
    United States TJC
  6. lee1976's attempt
    Rank
    6th
    Score
    3.83 seconds
    Rohan from Adamstown PS world record attempt during our 2013 science enrichment day
    Entrant
    Australia lee1976
  7. lee1976's attempt
    Rank
    6th
    Score
    3.83 seconds
    Rohan from Adamstown PS world record attempt at our science enrichment day
    Entrant
    Australia lee1976
  8. cardresurrector's attempt
    Rank
    7th
    Score
    3.61 seconds
    Entrant
    United Kingdom cardresurrector
  9. theultimate1's attempt
    Rank
    8th
    Score
    3.48 seconds
    Entrant
    United States theultimate1
  10. conrad2000's attempt
    Rank
    9th
    Score
    3.02 seconds
    flight!
    Entrant
    Australia conrad2000
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Score Name Country Comments Added
Rank
1st
Score
15.40 seconds
llx China China 0 0
Rank
2nd
Score
10.10 seconds
julianchee Malaysia Malaysia 0 2
Rank
3rd
Score
5.92 seconds
lee1976 Australia Australia 0 0
Rank
4th
Score
5.80 seconds
stupiddingo United States United States 0 5
Rank
5th
Score
5.60 seconds
TJC United States United States 0 2
Rank
6th
Score
3.83 seconds
lee1976 Australia Australia 0 0
Rank
6th
Score
3.83 seconds
lee1976 Australia Australia 0 0
Rank
7th
Score
3.61 seconds
cardresurrector United Kingdom United Kingdom 0 0
Rank
8th
Score
3.48 seconds
theultimate1 United States United States 2 8
Rank
9th
Score
3.02 seconds
conrad2000 Australia Australia 0 1

About This Challenge

The longest time flying a paper aircraft is 29.2 sec and was achieved by Takuo Toda (Japan), in Fukuyama City, Hiroshima, Japan, on 19 December 2010.

Challenge Rules

  • Your paper aircraft flight must take place indoors, in a closed-air environment, such that wind does not affect the flight time. A warehouse, or mall is ideal
  • Your aircraft must be constructed from a single sheet of A4 or 8.5inx11in paper, with a maximum weight of 100gsm. Standard printer paper is fine.
  • You may cut the paper, but any pieces cut off may not be reattached.
  • You may use a single piece of clear sticky tape of maximum size 25mm by 30mm to hold down folds only. Other glues, paperclips, staples etc are not permitted.
  • You must throw your aircraft from a stationary position on a flat surface at the same level or below that which the aircraft lands on.
  • The timing starts when the plane is thrown, and ends when the plane touches the ground, or any other object/surface.

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