Top 10 Fastest Aircrafts

No 8. Ye-152A “Flipper” – 2,681 km/h

Country USSR
First flight 1959
Type/Role Interceptor

The Ye-152A was twin-engined interceptor built on the MiG-21. Supposedly, its prototype set the speed record of 2,681 km/h as only one Ye-152A was ever built.

No 7. MiG-31 – 3,000 km/h

Country USSR
First flight 1975
Type/Role Interceptor

Built to replace the MiG-25, MiG-31 is a supersonic aircraft serving the purposes of an interceptor. Its design is based on MiG-25. Technically, it could reach speeds in excess of Mach 3 but that would result in the destruction of its engines.

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