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Velocity Data Sheet
Name Nick name Cruising Sp (km/hr) Cruising Sp (m/s) Max. Sp (km/hr) Max. Sp (m/s)
Wright Brothers Wright Flyer 54 15.1 60 16.6
Ford Tri-Motor Tin Goose 172 47.8 203 56.4
Ryan Spirit of St. Louis 173 48.1 200 55.4
Consolidated B-24 Liberator 367 101.9 471 130.8
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress 250 69.4 481 133.7
North American P-51 Mustang - 703 195.4
Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing 674 187.2 793 220.3
Bell X-1 Glamorous Glennis - 1078 299.4
Boeing B - 52 Stratofortress 845 234.7 1017 282.5
Lockheed F-104 Starfighter 1669 463.6
North American X-15 Rocket Plane - 6812 1,892.2
Boeing 747 Air liner 985 273.6 -
Space Shuttle Enterprise 350 97.2 -
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet 1250 347.2 1931 536.4
Name Nick name Cruising Sp (mph) Cruising Sp (f/s) Max. Sp (mph) Max. Sp (m/s)
Wright Brothers Wright Flyer 34 49.6 37 54.6
Ford Tri-Motor Tin Goose 107 156.8 126 185.0
Ryan Spirit of St. Louis 107 157.7 124 181.9
Consolidated B-24 Liberator 228 334.4 292 429.0
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress 155 227.8 299 438.5
North American P-51 Mustang 0 - 437 640.9
Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing 419 614.3 493 722.7
Bell X-1 Glamorous Glennis 0 - 670 982.4
Boeing B - 52 Stratofortress 525 770.0 632 926.9
Lockheed F-104 Starfighter 0 - 1037 1,521.0
North American X-15 Rocket Plane 0 - 4233 6,208.1
Boeing 747 Air liner 612 897.7 0 -
Space Shuttle Enterprise 217 319.0 0 -
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet 777 1,139.2 1200 1,759.8
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