International crew broke the world record for speed flyby of the Earth


An international team, within which there were and Ukrainians, made the fastest voyage around the world by plane.

International crew under the flight One More Orbit set a new world record for the fastest flight around the Earth. About it organizers of the flight said on the official Twitter page.
The launch flight took place on 9 July from Cape Canaveral in the United States. After 46 hours, 39 minutes and 38 seconds, the team completed its mission. The average speed of a jet plane Gulfstream G650ER has made 860,95 km/h.

The previous record was set in 2008 by a team holding the TAG Group. They flew around the Earth, crossing both poles in 52 hours 32 minutes with an average speed of about 822,8 km.


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