Beaten the world record for speed flyby of the Earth

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The YouTube channel was broadcast live from the cockpit.

Set a new speed record for circling the Earth with the intersection of the North and South poles on the plane.

This writes the Chronicle.info with reference to rambler.ru.

International crew circled the Earth for 48 hours on a jet plane models “Gulfstream G650ER”. Overcome the distance of 40.2 thousand kilometers. The aircraft was moving at a speed of 838 km/h.

However, it has been disabled for security reasons at the time of landing at the Space center. John F. Kennedy at Cape Canaveral in Florida.

The previous record, set in 2008, was 52 hours 32 minutes. Then the pilots of the holding TAG Group flew around the Earth, crossing both poles with an average speed of about 882 km/h.

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