Bangalore Aviation points out that a single GE90-115B engine puts out over 110,000 horsepower, or more than twice the design output of all the Titanic’s steam engines. And that power is obviously hooked up to a much smaller vehicle.
How fast is a jet engine?
Jet aircraft generally cruise most efficiently at about Mach 0.8 (981 km/h (610 mph)) and at altitudes around 10,000–15,000 m (33,000–49,000 ft) or more. The idea of the jet engine was not new, but the technical problems involved could not begin to be solved until the 1930s.
How fast is a 747 in mph?
The top speed for a 747 is about 570 miles per hour (mph), and this flight topped out at 825 mph.