Speed over a Straight Course
Updated June 26, 2019 | Infoplease Staff
|Speed (mph)||Date||Plane type||Pilot||Place|
|2,193.16||July 28, 1976||Lockheed SR-71A||Capt. Eldon W. Joersz (USAF)||Beale AFB, Calif.|
|Distance, Great Circle Without Landing, also Distance, Closed Circuit Without Landing||Absolute World Records||Speed over a Closed Circuit|
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