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Supersonic Aircraft - The Fastest of the Fast


Nestled between the Transonic and Hypersonic speed envelopes lies Supersonic - the current measuring stick for many military and civilian aircraft types.

For the purposes of this listing, Supersonic Speed is defined as a rate of travel exceeding the speed of sound with the object traveling at sea level across dry air. The speed is approximately 1,235 kilometers per hour (768 miles per hour). The Transonic Speed envelope covers 988 to 1,482 kmh while the Supersonic Speed envelope covers 1,235 to 6,174 kmh. Hypersonic speeds begin around 6,174 and measure into 12,348 kmh.

There are a total of 168 Supersonic Aircraft - The Fastest of the Fast 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 in this listing.