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Different planes travel at different speeds. They range from aprox. 280 mph to 2200 mph. Here's a record chart.

Insect Australian Dragonfly36 mph
(58 km/h)n/a Bird (level flight) Red-Breasted Merganser80 mph
(129 km/h)n/a Bird (dive) Peregrine Falcon217 mph
(349 km/h)
in a 45° diven/a Autogyro WA-116F120.5 mph
(193.76 km/h)18 September 1986 Rotorcraft Westland Lynx249.10 mph
(400.55 km/h)11 August 1986 Biplane Fiat CR42B323 mph
(520 km/h)1941 Piston-Powered Seaplane Macchi MC72440.68 mph
(709.21 km/h)23 October 1934 Piston-Powered Aircraft Grumman F8F Bearcat528.33 mph
(849.55 km/h)21 August 1989 Turboprop-Powered Aircraft Tupolev Tu-114545.07 mph
(876.47 km/h)9 April 1960 Jet-Powered Flying Boat Beriev M-10566.69 mph
(911.24 km/h)7 August 1961 Jet-Powered Aircraft Lockheed SR-71A2,193.16 mph
(3,326.60 km/h)
Mach 3.328 July 1976 Rocket-Powered Aircraft North American X-15A-24,520 mph
(7,274 km/h)
Mach 6.723 October 1967 Winged Vehicle Space Shuttle Columbia
on re-entry~ 17,000 mph
(27,340 km/h)
Mach 2514 April 1981 Manned Vehicle Apollo 10 capsule
on re-entry~ 24,790 mph
(39,885 km/h)
Mach 3626 May 1969 Interplanetary Vehicle Voyager 1~ 38,600 mph
(62,070 km/h)launched
5 September 1977 Manmade Object Helios 2~ 150,000 mph
(241,350 km/h)17 April 1976
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