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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: GuidedKill
There's a large military presence in that area. It could be a P-3 out of Jacksonville, or a T-45 on a test hop, or several other military types that fly out of that area.
The aircraft he saw was moving at 134 knots. That would point to a powered aircraft, not a balloon.
The Boeing 777-200 jet reached a ground speed of 745mph as it rode winds of more than 200mph across the Atlantic. At ground level, the speed of sound is 761mph.