Travelling in air has been one of the most exciting things to do in this world. It is also the fastest mode of travel in the world. Planes which are used to fly from one place to another can carry people to other continents, countries and across the oceans within hours. There was a time when such long distances were traveled in days and weeks via ships on water or road trip. With the advancement in technology, there are planes that take only minutes to reach their destination.
In this article, we are going to highlight the top 20 fastest aircraft in the world.
The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit, also known as the Stealth Bomber, is an American heavy strategic bomber. The B-2 Spirit was developed through the “Advanced Technology Bomber” (ATB) project during the Carter administration and was designed with low observable stealth technology.
Top Speed: 630 MPH
Hours To Get Around The World: 39.53 hours
The cost of each aircraft in 1997 was $737 but the procurement costs averaged $929 million per aircraft for the spare parts, equipment and software support. Because of its considerable capital and operating costs, the project was controversial in the U.S. Congress and among the Joint Chiefs of Staff.