When there are several superlative degree adjectives combined together, should every superlative form has "the", or should only one single "the" is put at the beginning?

For example,

the fastest, the cheapest, and the most accessible siege aircraft

the fastest, cheapest, and most accessible siege aircraft

which one is correct?

By the way, is the order of these adjective (fastest, cheapest, most accessible) right?


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Both are technically 'correct'.
It just depends how much sensationalism you are trying to create.

"The biggest, the best, the most fantastic in the world!
… sliced bread!"

Is like a ringmaster or show host introducing an exciting guest, or an advertisement telling you how good their new product is.

the fastest, cheapest, and most accessible

is simply a list of the properties of the described object.

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