…So Who Needs Concorde?

My Fastest DL flight, according to FlyerTalk member Tomphot, is a ground speed of 738 miles per hour in a Boeing 757 from Atlanta to Boston on a Delta Air Lines flight.

Naturally, FlyerTalk members started doing their research, searching for commercial aircraft speed records, as well as lamenting those passengers in aircraft headed in the opposite direction against the tailwind, which FlyerTalk member Dilemma has calculated at an agonizingly slow ground speed of 366 miles per hour. Then, mach speeds were being calculated, then what determines the true mach speed was posted, lavatories not functional was mentioned, and the discussion goes on and on…

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