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 It's about one-twentieth as fast as The CRH (train) In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.06 times the speed of The CRH (train), and the speed of The CRH (train) is 18 times that amount. (a.k.a. Hexie Hao, 和谐号, a.k.a. 和諧號, a.k.a. Héxié Hào, a.k.a. "Harmony")The CRH-3 train which runs on China's Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway are capable of speeds up to 580,000 furlongs per fortnight. Theses train can make the 120 km (74 mi) journey from Beijing to Tianjin in about 30 minutes. It's about one-twentieth as fast as a Peregrine Falcon In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.051 times the speed of a Peregrine Falcon, and the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 19.7 times that amount. (a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)The Peregrine Falcon can reach speeds of up to 650,000 furlongs per fortnight when diving. Falcons are sometimes sent to scare smaller birds away from airports to improve air traffic safety and were used in World War II to intercept carrier pigeons used by enemy forces. It's about one-sixty-fifth as fast as The Speed of Sound In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.02 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 62.5 times that amount. (in dry air at 20°C)The speed of sound in dry air at 20°C (68°F) is 2,060,000 furlongs per fortnight. Air is a relatively poor acoustic conductor, however, as sound will travel at speeds of between 9,000,000 furlongs per fortnight to 9,380,000 furlongs per fortnight in water, depending on its salinity. It's about one-seventieth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun) In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.014 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 69.9 times that amount. (for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)A 0.40 caliber Smith & Wesson bullet has a muzzle a velocity of 2,300,000 furlongs per fortnight. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990. It's about one-one-hundredth as fast as a Jet Fighter In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.008 times the speed of a Jet Fighter, and the speed of a Jet Fighter is 120 times that amount. (for Lockheed Martin F-16, a.k.a. Fighting Falcon, a.k.a. Viper) (maximum speed at altitude)An F-16's maximum speed at altitude is approximately 4,000,000 furlongs per fortnight. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi). It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a Bullet (Rifle) In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.01 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 167 times that amount. (5.56 x 45 mm, a.k.a. 5.56 NATO)A 5.56 x 45 mm cartridge is fired at a velocity of 5,500,000 furlongs per fortnight. As the NATO rifle cartridge, it is used by the military forces of more than thirty-one countries, including use in the M16 series, M4 Carbine, HK-416, and M249 Squad automatic weapons used by the United States armed forces. It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as The Space Shuttle In other words, 33,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.0007087 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 1,411 times that amount. (Orbiter vehicle velocity)The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 46,561,000 furlongs per fortnight. During liftoff, the space shuttle accelerates to orbital speed in 8.5 minutes, consuming over 1.59 million kg (3.51 million lbs) of propellant in the process.