Glen Carbon students attempt a world’s record for paper airplane

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GLEN CARBON, IL (KPLR) – Tuesday students from the Albert Cassens Elementary School in Glen Carbon attempted to set a world record for a paper airplane launched from a hot air balloon. The airplane dropped was designed by students at the school, who tested various designs before the drop.

The paper airplane was launched from a height of 100,000 feet from a balloon.

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