A Virgin Atlantic flight from Los Angeles to London reached the ground speed of 801 Mph/1289 km with the help of strong winds,
Speed of sound is MACH 1 – 1234.8 kmph the Virgin Atlantic touched a whopping 1289 km/h. So, it basically went faster than the speed of sound!
Almost 800 mph now never ever seen this kind of tailwind in my life as a commercial pilot !! (200 mph tailwind ) pic.twitter.com/0XGTkEP9EB
— Peter James (@jetpeter1) February 19, 2019
Normal Cruising Speed of 787 Dreamliner is around MACH 0.89! Because of jetstream and strong wind
Flight Reached London 48 Min early on 19-feb-2019.