15 October 2011 the BHALDI team launched its fifth system (BHALDI V) from Apple Valley High School, Apple Valley, MN and reached an altitude of 94,848 vertical feet. Its path traveled 108 miles, and landed 93.5 straight-line miles from the launch site. BHALDI V landed at the foot of a tree in Wilson, MN. If it would have traveled another 50 feet in the air retrieval would likely have been much more difficult – we were lucky!
BHALDI V was composed of the following: