The speed of a plane during takeoff could fall anywhere between 150 miles per hour and 225 miles per hour. The speed depends on the particular plane's model and weight. More »

The cruising speed of the Aerospatiale-British Aircraft Corporation Concorde was 1,350 mph or Mach 2. The takeoff speed of the Concorde was 250 mph. British Airways and Air France were the only two airlines in the world ... More » Science Measurements

While a single-engine airplane can takeoff at speeds as slow as 55 knots, larger jetliners routinely require speeds closer to 150 knots. The takeoff speed varies for different types of aircraft. More »

The Cessna Skyhawk, a single-engine plane, has a maximum cruising speed of 124 nautical miles per hour, which is just over 140 miles per hour ground speed. A Boeing 747 typically cruises at 567 miles per hour. More »

The average commercial airplane flies at a speed of about 600 miles per hour. This means the plane is covering almost 10 miles each minute. More »

Felix Baumgartner holds the world record for the fastest flight speed without an aircraft when he achieved a speed of 843.6 miles per hour after jumping 128,100 feet. The jump took a little over 9 minutes. More »

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a twin-engine passenger jet with a typical cruising speed of 587 miles per hour that can seat up to 330 passengers depending on configuration. The 787 has a range between 2,500 and 8,500 naut... More »