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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 / DF-ZF
  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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3,299 mph (5,310 kph) - Hermeus Mach 5
  2029  
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2,600 mph (4,185 kph) - Republic XF-103 (Thunderwarrior)
  1956  
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2,302 mph (3,705 kph) - Dassault MD.117-33
  1965  
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2,284 mph (3,675 kph) - Mikoyan MiG-41
  2030  
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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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1,920 mph (3,090 kph) - Supermarine Type 559
  1955  
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1,920 mph (3,090 kph) - Hawker P.1121
  1956  
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1,920 mph (3,090 kph) - General Dynamics F-111K
  1968  
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1,920 mph (3,090 kph) - Avro 730
  1957  
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1,917 mph (3,085 kph) - Fairey E.R.103 (Delta II)
  1955