Academy of Model Aeronautics Members Claim Guinness World Record

Guinness World Records recently approved the highest altitude remote-controlled (RC) model aircraft flight of 10,607 m (34,800 ft). The record was achieved by Paul Kaup, Jake Minker, Nick Ross, Eric Gordon, Rachel Stark, and Dani Deckert at Spaceport America in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico on October 13, 2019. The team was a part of StratoJourney, a STEM project for students in 6th through 12th grade.