What Faster That The Speed Of Sound Means

Have you ever wondered what ‘faster that the speed of sound‘ means?

This short video shows a US Navy F/A-18C breaks as it does a low pass near an aircraft carrier at speed faster than sound. The speed of sound is 761.2 MPH and this F/A-18C is going faster than its sound tail. It is only after the jet is out of the area, do you hear the sonic boom from speed of the jet.


F/A-18C super sonic fly-by