10 Recordes de Velocidade de Vôo

10 Flight airspeed record
An air speed record is the highest airspeed attained by an aircraft of a particular class. The rules for all official aviation records are defined by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), which also ratifies any claims. Speed records are divided into multiple classes with sub-divisions. There are three classes of aircraft: landplanes, seaplanes, and amphibians; then within these classes, there are records for aircraft in a number of weight categories. There are still further sub-divisions for piston-engined, turbojet, turboprop, and rocket-engined aircraft. Within each of these groups, records are defined for speed over a straight course and for closed circuits of various sizes carrying various payloads. There are still further records for the speed between specified cities such as London and New York.

10. North American F-100C Super Sabre
File:F-100C 4mation 060905-F-1234S-064.jpg
Airspeed (mph-km/h): 822.1 - 1,323
Date: 20 August 1955
Pilot : Horace A. Hanes
Location: Palmdale, US

9. Fairey Delta 2
File:Fairey Delta 2.jpg
Airspeed (mph-km/h): 1,132 - 1,822
Date: 10 March 1956
Pilot : Peter Twiss
Location: Chichester, UK


8. McDonnell F-101A Voodoo
File:F-101A Voodoo.jpg
Airspeed (mph-km/h): 1,207.6 - 1,943.5
Date: 12 December 1957
Pilot : USAF
Location: Edwards Air Force Base, US

7. Lockheed F-104C Starfighter
Airspeed (mph-km/h): 1,404 - 2,259.5
Date: 18 May 1958
Pilot : Cap. WW Irwin, USAF
Location: Edwards Air Force Base, US

6. Ye-66 (Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21)
File:Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21UM at MAKS-1995 airshow.jpgAirspeed (mph-km/h): 1,484 - 2,388
Date: 31 October 1959
Pilot : Col. Georgii Mosolov
Location: USSR

5. Convair F-106 Delta Dart
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Airspeed (mph-km/h): 1,525.9 - 2,455.7
Date: 15 December 1959
Pilot : Maj. Joseph Rogers, USAF
Location: Edwards Air Force Base, US

4. McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom II
File:F4H-1F CVA-62 1 NAN5-60.jpg
Airspeed (mph-km/h): 1606.3 - 2585.1
Date: 22 November 1961
Pilot : Robert G. Robinson, US Navy
Location: Edwards Air Force Base, US

3. Mikoyan Gurevich Ye-166 – name adopted for the record attempt, originally a version of a Ye-152
File:Ye-166.jpg
Airspeed (mph-km/h): 1665.9 - 2681
Date: 7 July 1962
Pilot : Col. Georgii Mosolov
Location: USSR

2. Lockheed YF-12A

Airspeed (mph-km/h): 2,070.1 - 3,331.5
Date: 1 May 1965
Pilot : Robert L. Stephens
and Daniel Andre
Location: Edwards AFB, US

1. Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird #61-7958
File:Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird.jpg
Airspeed (mph-km/h): 2,193.2 - 3,529.6
Date: 28 July 1976
Pilot : Capt. Eldon W. Joersz and Maj. George T. Morgan
Location: Beale AFB, US

Source: wikipedia.org

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