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

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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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