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Need For Speed, Aviation


Breaking the barriers of speed has long since been a challenge to aeronautics and engineers.

There are a total of 25 entries as part of the Need For Speed, Aviation list in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.

Conceptual and prototype aircraft are also included. The TOP 25 entries in our database are included in this list.

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17,318 mph (27,870 kph) - Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103)
  1984  
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13,000 mph (20,921 kph) - DARPA Falcon HTV-2
  2010  
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10,827 mph (17,425 kph) - Boeing X-37B
  2010  
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7,680 mph (12,360 kph) - Guizhou WU-14
  2014  
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4,567 mph (7,350 kph) - Lockheed SR-72
  2030  
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4,520 mph (7,274 kph) - North American X-15
  1959  
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3,604 mph (5,800 kph) - Boeing X-51A (Waverider)
  2010  
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2,600 mph (4,185 kph) - Republic XF-103 (Thunderwarrior)
  1956  
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2,274 mph (3,660 kph) - Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird
  1966  
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2,274 mph (3,660 kph) - Lockheed YF-12
  1963  
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2,212 mph (3,560 kph) - Lockheed D-21
  1969  
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2,212 mph (3,560 kph) - Lockheed A-12
  1963  
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2,156 mph (3,470 kph) - Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25P
  1972  
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2,094 mph (3,370 kph) - Bell X-2 (Starbuster)
  1955  
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2,057 mph (3,310 kph) - North American XB-70 Valkyrie (AV-1)
  1964  
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1,988 mph (3,200 kph) - Sukhoi T-4
  1972  
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1,982 mph (3,190 kph) - North American XF-108 Rapier
  1955  
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1,880 mph (3,025 kph) - Shenyang J-13
  1975  
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1,875 mph (3,017 kph) - Boeing F-15A Eagle
  1976  
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1,864 mph (3,000 kph) - Mikoyan MiG-31
  1979  
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1,855 mph (2,985 kph) - General Dynamics / Grumman EF-111A Raven
  1981  
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1,727 mph (2,780 kph) - FMA SAIA 90
  1989  
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1,716 mph (2,761 kph) - Mikoyan MiG 1.42 / 1.44 / MFI
  1999  
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1,687 mph (2,715 kph) - Boom Technology SST (XB-1)
  2023  
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1,684 mph (2,710 kph) - Sukhoi Su-47 Berkut (Golden Eagle)
  1997