2014ET207 – FLYING A KITE WITH THE LONGEST THREAD

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Who did this :

Dr. S. Ramesh Babu

Record Place :

Karnataka, India

When it done:

26th February, 1995

Record Registration Date:

20th December, 2013

Dr. S. Ramesh Babu (born on 12th February, 1957) from Karnataka, India flew a self-made 15 inch x 15 inch Paper Kite with the Longest Thread, which measured a staggering 14.186 KM, at Sanaswadi, Pune, on 26th February, 1995. Vardhaman Company’s Hammer brand Number 10 Thread in standard mill bundles of 4 KM length was used to release 14,186 meters of the thread weighing 1.56 Kg, in a time duration of 2 Hr. 10 Min. The kite was also proved through rigorous scientific calculations to have flown at a minimum altitude of 6 KM above the ground level.

 

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