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How fast is 38,300 centimeters per second?

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It's about four-and-a-half times as fast as an Arrow (archery)
In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 4.2710 times the speed of an Arrow (archery), and the speed of an Arrow (archery) is 0.23410 times that amount.
(250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)
A 250 gram arrow will reach speeds of approximately 8,967 centimeters per second when fired from a 60-lb, 28-inch draw bow . Archeological evidence from the Ahrensburg valley near Hamburg, Germany indicates that arrows have been used since at least 11 to 12,000 years ago.
It's about four-and-a-half times as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo
In other words, the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo is 0.230 times 38,300 centimeters per second.
(for Gallardo LP 550-2, a.k.a. Valentino Balboni, 2009 model)
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 model Gallardo has a top speed of 8,900 centimeters per second. The Gallardo can reach speeds of 2,800 centimeters per second in just 3.9 seconds.
It's about four-and-a-half times as fast as The TGV (train)
In other words, the speed of The TGV (train) is 0.230 times 38,300 centimeters per second.
(Train à Grande Vitesse) (for SNCF TGV Réseau, a.k.a. "Network" model, a.k.a. TGV-R) (maximum speed)
The TGV Réseau sets have a top speed of 8,900 centimeters per second. The train is capable of travelling the 425 km (264 mi) distance from Paris to Lyon in East-Central France in about two hours.
It's about five times as fast as a Helicopter
In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 4.850 times the speed of a Helicopter, and the speed of a Helicopter is 0.2060 times that amount.
(for AH-64A Apache, a.k.a. Hughes Model 77) (maximum cruise speed)
The AH-64 helicopter, one of the primary helicopters used by the United States Army, flies at a top cruise speed of 7,890 centimeters per second. The AH-64 is the primary military helicopter of several nations including the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel, Japan, and the Netherlands.
It's about five-and-a-half times as fast as a Skydiver (headfirst)
In other words, the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst) is 0.190 times 38,300 centimeters per second.
(Head-to-Earth orientation or standing, average conditions, terminal velocity)
A head-to-Earth or standing-oriented skydiver's terminal velocity assuming average conditions is about 7,200 centimeters per second. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 46 seconds.
It's about seven times as fast as a Tornado
In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 6.9372190 times the speed of a Tornado, and the speed of a Tornado is 0.144150 times that amount.
(EF2) (wind speed range average)
According to the Enhanced Fujita scale implemented by the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, a "significant" tornado has an Enhanced Funjita scale classification of EF2 and is characterized by wind gust speeds between 4,917.440 centimeters per second and 6,124.4480 centimeters per second. The largest recorded tornado — an F4 event occurring in Nebraska in May, 2004 — was almost 4.02 km (2.5 mi) across.
It's about seven times as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth)
In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 7.20 times the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth), and the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is 0.140 times that amount.
(Belly-to-Earth orientation, average conditions, terminal velocity)
A belly-to-Earth oriented skydiver's terminal velocity is about 5,300 centimeters per second. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 60 seconds.