The current airspeed record for conventional (non-rocket) aircraft is held by the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. The record was set on on 28 July 1976 by Capt. Eldon W. Joersz and Maj. George T. Morgan when they reached a speed of 3,529.6 km per hour.
It's Thrust SSC, the holder of the world land speed record of 763 mph
== Usain Bolt holds the current land speed record. He is the fastest man alive. == Andy Green - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Green
In the modern era of jet powered land speed records, the current holder is Andy Green. He drove a vehicle called "Thrust SSC" to a speed of 760 m. p. h. . The record was set in 1997.
Randy Gardner - record holder - was born in 1946.
Before the current record holder, Edwards, was Willie Banks.
Usain Bolt from Jamaica is the world record holder and the Olympic Champion
The plural form is record holders.
As of May 2014, Jan _elezn_ is still the current Olympic record holder for the men's javelin. He became the record holder in April 1986.