It's about as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo
In other words, 5,650 yards per minute is 0.97 times the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo, and the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo is 1 times that amount.
(for Gallardo LP 550-2, a.k.a. Valentino Balboni, 2009 model)The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 model Gallardo has a top speed of 5,800 yards per minute. The Gallardo can reach speeds of 1,800 yards per minute in just 3.9 seconds.
It's about as fast as The TGV (train)
In other words, 5,650 yards per minute is 0.97 times the speed of The TGV (train), and the speed of The TGV (train) is 1 times that amount.
(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 5,800 yards per minute. 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 as fast as an Arrow (archery)
In other words, 5,650 yards per minute is 0.9603 times the speed of an Arrow (archery), and the speed of an Arrow (archery) is 1.04 times that amount.
(250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)A 250 gram arrow will reach speeds of approximately 5,884 yards per minute 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 nine-tenths as fast as a Porsche 911
In other words, 5,650 yards per minute is 0.942 times the speed of a Porsche 911, and the speed of a Porsche 911 is 1.1 times that amount.
(for Porsche 911 Type 997 GT2, 2007 model)The Porsche 911 GT2 has a top speed of 6,000 yards per minute. It takes just 7.4 seconds for the GT2 to accelerate to 2,930 yards per minute.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as fast as a Helicopter
In other words, 5,650 yards per minute is 1.1 times the speed of a Helicopter, and the speed of a Helicopter is 0.917 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 5,180 yards per minute. 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 nine-tenths as fast as The CRH (train)
In other words, 5,650 yards per minute is 0.89 times the speed of The CRH (train), and the speed of The CRH (train) is 1.1 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 6,400 yards per minute. Theses train can make the 120 km (74 mi) journey from Beijing to Tianjin in about 30 minutes.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as fast as a Skydiver (headfirst)
In other words, 5,650 yards per minute is 1.2 times the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst), and the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst) is 0.83 times that amount.
(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 4,700 yards per minute. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 46 seconds. |