Correct answer is... 1575 km/h. It is equal to 850 kn or 979 mph. It is higher value then max speed of other aircrafts of a similar size. Average is about 318 km/h (172 kn or 198 mph).
The maximum speed most frequently is a term for so-called never exceed speed. Above this speed, the Canadair CF-5 can suffer considerable damage. There are also three other types of speed that can be called "maximum speed": Vno (normal operation speed) is the maximum allowable speed of normal operation, Vb (design speed for maximum gust intensity) is the maximum speed in rough air, and Va (design maneuvering speed) is the maximum speed at which the rudders can be maximally deflected.
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