Human-Powered Flying Machine Breaks World Record

One team in Long Beach flies 258 feet to break the world record during National Red Bull Flugtag.
By Hung Tien

As the country officially bid farewell to the last day of summer over the weekend, Red Bull celebrated with the first-ever National Red Bull Flugtag in Long Beach, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Dallas and Miami.

The crowd in Long Beach received the biggest treat of them all, witnessing greatness, as The Chicken Whisperers who hail from the Palo Alto-Mountain View area in Northern California, flew a world record-breaking 258 feet, earning them the first place win.

Watch the world-record flight at 1:15 from the clip above.

And check out the rest of the action clips from --

Burnham Park - Chicago:

Potomac River - Washington, D.C.:

Lake Carolyn - Dallas:

Bayfront Park and Biscayne Bay - Miami: