Joe Ayoob (in red shirt) winding up for the record-breaking throw. Plane designer John Collins is behind him. ThePaperAirplaneGuy hide caption itoggle caption ThePaperAirplaneGuy The Two-Way Is It Fair That A Quarterback Set The Record For Paper Airplane Tossing? May 18, 2012 Some purists say you should design and throw your own creations. But the world record is now held by a former college quarterback who was brought in by a paper plane enthusiast to do the tossing.