The passenger plane Boeing 787 accidentally exceeded the speed of sound. It accelerated to 1,289 km / h

Liner Boeing-787-9 Dreamliner operated a flight from Los Angeles to London. Flying over Pennsylvania, the plane hit the

powerful airflow. Pilot Peter James wrote that he had never seen such a strong wind in his career.

Cruising speed Boeing-787-9 Dreamlineris 903 km / h, with the help of engines the liner can accelerate to a maximum of 945 km / h. In the description of the aircraft on the Boeing website it is noted that everything else - acceleration or deceleration - depends on weather conditions.

Earlier it was reported that the European Aviation ConcernAirbus will remove from production the world's largest serial passenger aircraft A380. The reason was the decline in interest in buying aircraft from the main customer of aircraft.