Sunday 8th July 2012

Another day at Compton Verney Flight Weekend

There were a lot of paper airplane makers Henri brought Boris along the school bear.

Some plane makers tried and tried again to win the prizes on offer. Many of the Dads kept returning with designs tweaked to get those extra feet.

Joe Ayoob  226 feet, 10 inches on Feb. 26, 2012

smashes paper airplane distance world record

The former college football quarterback never quite lived up to his potential. Could be he just hadn’t found his true calling yet

Until today Joe Ayoob was known as the formerBerkleyquarterback who never quite lived up to his promise. That’s all changed now, as Ayoob has thrown a paper airplane 226 feet, 10 inches to smash the world record by 19 and a half feet.

The paper airplane designed by John Collins that broke the Guinness World Record for greatest distance flown was fashioned out of Conqueror CX22. “As the exclusive North American distributor for Arjowiggins, Appleton Coated was pleased to have arranged the donation that put the world’s best identity paper into the hands of the world’s best paper airplane guy,” saysFerkó X. Goldinger, advertising and promotion manager.

Known as “the paper airplane guy,” Collins has been perfecting his design for several years. In 2011, he selected Conqueror as his paper of choice.Davis’ “pilot” and Arena Football League quarterback, Joe Ayoob, threw the hand-folded paper aircraft 226 feet, 10 inches on Feb. 26, 2012 at McClellan Air Force Base inCalifornia. This is the greatest distance ever recorded for a paper airplane flight.”We are very excited for John and Joe, and to have Conqueror be a part of this record-breaking event. It’s a winning combination: earning a world record using the world’s most-recognized communication and identity paper,” says Goldinger. “Available in more than 120 countries, Conqueror reflects attention to the smallest of details and leaves a lasting, positive impression — whether used in the best paper airplanes or by the most-recognized global brands.” Conqueror also sends an environmentally responsible message, as the products are elemental chlorine-free, acid-free, have earned Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification and are manufactured in an ISO

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