Re: Fastest airliner ?

From:         tmackay@uoguelph.ca (Anthony Mackay)
Organization: University of Guelph
Date:         30 Jul 95 13:02:07 
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Karl Swartz (kls@ohare.Chicago.COM) wrote:
: >Could anyone tell me what the fastest reported speed is for an
: >airliner till now ? (Could you express this speed in mph or km/hr
: >instead of Mach numbers..?)

I think that the Trident Three of BEA (British Airways) and others might
rate a mention in this category.  I understand that it was very close
to transonic in the cruise.