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How fast is 250 miles per hour?
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as fast as a Peregrine Falcon
The speed of a Peregrine Falcon is about 242 miles per hour.
(a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)
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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as fast as The CRH (train)
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The speed of The CRH (train) is about 220 miles per hour.
(a.k.a. Hexie Hao, 和谐号, a.k.a. 和諧號, a.k.a. Héxié Hào, a.k.a. "Harmony")
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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as fast as a Porsche 911
The speed of a Porsche 911 is about 204 miles per hour.
(for Porsche 911 Type 997 GT2, 2007 model)
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It's about one-and-one-fourth times as fast as an Arrow (archery)
The speed of an Arrow (archery) is about 200.60 miles per hour.
(250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)
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It's about one-and-three-tenths times as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo
The speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo is about 200 miles per hour.
(for Gallardo LP 550-2, a.k.a. Valentino Balboni, 2009 model)
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It's about one-and-three-tenths times as fast as The TGV (train)
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The speed of The TGV (train) is about 200 miles per hour.
(Train à Grande Vitesse) (for SNCF TGV Réseau, a.k.a. "Network" model, a.k.a. TGV-R) (maximum speed)
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It's about one-and-two-fifths times as fast as a Helicopter
The speed of a Helicopter is about 176 miles per hour.
(for AH-64A Apache, a.k.a. Hughes Model 77) (maximum cruise speed)
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It's about one-and-three-fifths times as fast as a Skydiver (headfirst)
The speed of a Skydiver (headfirst) is about 160 miles per hour.
(Head-to-Earth orientation or standing, average conditions, terminal velocity)
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It's about two times as fast as a Tornado
The speed of a Tornado is about 123.50 miles per hour.
(EF2) (wind speed range average)
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It's about two times as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth)
The speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is about 120 miles per hour.
(Belly-to-Earth orientation, average conditions, terminal velocity)
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It's about two-and-a-half times as fast as a Fastball (baseball)
The speed of a Fastball (baseball) is about 92 miles per hour.
(a.k.a. rising fastball, a.k.a. cross-seam fastball, a.k.a. heater, a.k.a. hummer, a.k.a. smoker; for four-seam grip) (major league average)
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It's about one-third as fast as The Speed of Sound
The speed of The Speed of Sound is about 767 miles per hour.
(in dry air at 20°C)
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It's about three-and-a-half times as fast as a Curveball (baseball)
The speed of a Curveball (baseball) is about 76 miles per hour.
(a.k.a. hook, a.k.a. hammer, a.k.a. yakker) (major league average)
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It's about three-and-a-half times as fast as a Hurricane
The speed of a Hurricane is about 74 miles per hour.
(formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)
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It's about three-tenths as fast as a Bullet (Handgun)
The speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is about 859 miles per hour.
(for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)
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