What's the fastest private jet to charter?
The fastest civilian aircraft in the world is a private jet; its the Citation X (ten).
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Like an airline, a private jet's speed is measured in Mach. Mach is the speed of an aircraft relative to the speed of sound.
The Citation X (ten) flys at Mach 0.9
That's 9/10ths the speed of sound or New York to London in 5hrs (ops to confirm record time)
Here are PrivateFlys' Top 10 Fastest Aircraft
1. Citation X (ten) - Mach 0.9
5. Falcon 7X
6. Gulfstream G4
7. Falcon 900
8 Challenger 605
9 Citation Soverign
10. Hawker 900
Take a look at our blog explaining private jets and speed – and let me know if you have any further questions.