World’s Largest Passenger Aircraft

The largest passenger aircraft is the Airbus 380, manufactured by EADS (Airbus SAS). It started service in October 2007 with Singapore Airlines. It has a wingspan of 79.8m and a maximum designed take off weight of 560 tons. It has a range of 15,000 km and a maximum fuel capacity is 310,000 litres. It will normally be fitted with around 555 seats but a maximum seating capacity of 853 is ... Read More »

World’s Longest Helmet Chain

Over 16,000 helmets were chained up by their chin-straps for Keppel Offshore and Marine’s Family Day at Sentosa on 21 Oct 2007. The continuous line of helmets, measuring 5.664 km, is the first such attempt for a Guinness record. Read More »

First Billiard World Record

On the first day of the New Zealand Open Billiards Championships at the Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club on 6 Oct 2007, Peter Gilchrist shot a break of 1,346, easily surpassing the previous world record of 1,246. Gilchrist also created another world record with only four visits to the table for an average per visit of 426, against the previous best of 243. Born in UK, he was the British open champion ... Read More »

World’s Largest Caricature

On 1 Oct 2007, Peter Draw drew the caricature of Jackie Chan on the third level concourse of Suntec City. The 12m by 30m Guinness-record drawing was done in 3 hours. Read More »

World’s Longest Satay Line

The Kopitiam Group of Companies broke the world record with the grilling of a 140.02m satay at Boon Tat Street next to the Lau Pa Sat Festival Market. The satay was sponsored by Jumain Sataysfaction and Satay Power. The event on 21 Jul 2007 was part of the Singapore Food Festival. Singapore’s Thomson CC was the previous satay world record holder with an 83m-long satay held since 20 Jun 1998. Read More »

World’s Largest Rueda Dance Circle

176 couples danced the rueda (a Cuban-style salsa) at the first Singapore International Salsa Festival at Downtown East on 15 Oct 2006. Organised by NTUC Club’s events arm, Quebec Leisure International, participants included foreign delegates from Spain, Ireland, France, the US, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia. The previous record was set in 2001 by 173 couples in Miami. Read More »

World’s Biggest Chocolate Bar

The world’s biggest chocolate bar was displayed at Plaza Singapura on 3 Jul 2006. Made by Nestle Singapore, the 2.668-ton Kit Kat Chunky bar measured 3.02m by 1.06m by 0.725m. Read More »