Top 10 Fastest Aircrafts in the World
Ritu Kanwar Bhati Nov. 22, 2022
Sukhoi Su-27 is a Russian plane that is equivalent to the US F-15. Its maximum velocity is at 2.35 mach.
General Dynamics F-111
The F-111 first entered the US in the 1960s. The top speed of F-111 is at 2.5 mach.
McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
This particular aircraft can fly 2.5 times faster than the speed of sound.
At high height, its speed is at 2.83 mach. While flying in low height, it can approach 1.23 mach.
It can speed up an airplane weighing 240,000 kilograms to multiple times the speed of sound.
Bell X-2 Starbuster
The Bell X-2, nicknamed as the Starbuster. Its motivation was to find the impacts of flying in the Mach 2-3 territory.
An intriguing airplane utilized a hardened steel plan. The absolute first model made it into the air by 1964.
Lockheed YF-12 is an interceptor designed for the US Air Force. This aircraft can reach 3.2 mach at 74,000 feet.
Lockheed SR-71 Black Bird
This aircraft has been retired in 1966. Running in Mach 3+ speed
North American X-15
maximum velocity of Mach 6.72 or around 4,520 miles each hour, it is nothing unexpected that this hypersonic airplane is viewed as the quickest on the planet.
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