New Guinness World Record for Heaviest Load Carried by a Drone

As witnessed by a gathering full of drone enthusiasts and professionals, and reported December 19 at,  the Forvola Mega Drone took flight and remained airborne at a little over 1 meter for one minute and three seconds carrying a weight of 101kgs.

“Mission Accomplished”, declared the official from the Guinness World Record to a resounding applause and satisfaction from members of both the tech teams. The previous record belonged to the University of Oslo, Norway, whose drone lifted about 61kg. for 37 seconds in 2015. Find details of the latest record flight at this link. For details on the Forvola Mega Drone specifications, which has a staggering top-end payload capacity of 200 Kg, please visit


Thanks to CDR David Place (USN/Ret), davidplace47[at]gmail[dot]com, and Robin E. Alexander, President ATC, alexander technical[at]gmail[dot]com, for their assistance with this report.

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