Top 10 Fastest Aircrafts In The World
Friday, Apr 14, 2017
Every country's military power is incomplete without having fast aircrafts it is very important for countries security.These aircraft are many useful they are fast, great holding capacity etc they can hold many bombs and guns without slowing their speed.In this list we are going to show you the top 10 fastest aircrafts in the world.
10. General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark
This jet is flying at a speed of mach 2.5 and it can hold upto 14,300 kg of bombs, a nuclear bomb, air-to-air missiles or a 2000 round machine gun could be fitted in it.This aircraft is used in more than 100 aerial combat victories which makes him one of the fastest plane in the world.
9. McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is very powerful aircraft this is a twin engine combat aircraft.Which goes on air in 1972.Because of its performance this aircraft is used by many countries like Israel, Saudi Arabia, Japan and the US.
8. Mikoyan MiG-31 Foxhound
It has a top speed of mach 2.83 this is also once also available for tourist flights.The Mikoyan MiG-31 Foxhound is a Russian-built interceptor aircraft.More than 500 aircrafts were made of this aircraft.
7. XB-70 Valkyrie
XB-70 Valkyrie has 6 engine which is the why it has a top speed of mach 3 of such a heavy aircraft it weighs around 240,000 kilogram makes it one of the heaviest and fastest aircraft in the world.
6. Bell X-2 Starbuster
This aircraft is used in rocket research developed by Bell Aircraft Corporation. It can reaqch upto over 126,000 feet and having top speed of 2,094 MPH.
5. Mikoyan MiG-25 Foxbat
Mikoyan MiG-25 was a super fast bomber aircraft having top speed of Mach 2.85.The very first prototype made it in the air by 1964. After a few years, it entered the service in 1970.
4. Lockheed YF-12
Lockheed YF-12 was inroduced in late 1950's It set speed records above 2,000 MPH and altitude records above 80,000 feet during testing.
3. Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
It is introduced in 1966 used by NASA only 32 Blackbirds were built and running at a speed of Mach 3+ or 2,300 MPH.
2. North American X-15
North American X-15 fastest speed if about 7,200 kmh which it attained on the 3rd of October 1967.it used rocket thrusters! This made it possible to reach altitudes higher than 100 kilometers, which was one of its world records.
1. Falcon HTV-2
Falcon HTV-2 is the fastest aircraft present in the world. It can reach a speed of 13,000 mph. It was launched in April 2010.
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