Hypersonic aircraft X-43A recognized as the fastest aircraft in the world. This is an unmanned aircraft that during the flight showed fantastic speed - 11230 km/h, which is about 9.6 times the speed of sound. For comparison, fighter jets flying at the speed of sound or more than the total of two times.
The fastest plane in the world are small in size. The wingspan of the fastest aircraft in the world is 1.5 meters, length of 3.6 meters, and the weight of 1400 kg.