Concorde was retired from service in October 2003 after British Airways and Air France blamed a downturn in demand and increasing maintenance costs. Can you fly supersonic over the US? Currently, U.S. law prohibits flight in excess of Mach 1 over land unless specifically authorized by the FAA for purposesRead More →

Hypersonic. At this speed, an aircraft is traveling faster than Mach 5. The hypersonic X-15, a joint venture that NASA conducted with the Air Force, the Navy, and North American Aviation, Inc., flew at Mach 6.7. Is Hyper Sonic the fastest? In this form Sonic can run faster than SuperRead More →