A different sort of record: On a flight from the USA back to the UK we flew through an area of very low outside air temperature of -71C, resulting in a very cold fuel temperature. Both temperatures were reaching the lower limit and we had to descend and speed up in order to raise the fuel temperature.
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A British Airways Concorde flying at Mach 2.01 managed 1184kts ground speed in June 2003.