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How fast is 3,600 inches per second?

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It's about as fast as a Porsche 911
(for Porsche 911 Type 997 GT2, 2007 model)
The Porsche 911 GT2 has a top speed of 3,600 inches per second. It takes just 7.4 seconds for the GT2 to accelerate to 1,760 inches per second.
It's about as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo
(for Gallardo LP 550-2, a.k.a. Valentino Balboni, 2009 model)
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 model Gallardo has a top speed of 3,500 inches per second. The Gallardo can reach speeds of 1,100 inches per second in just 3.9 seconds.
It's about as fast as The TGV (train)
(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 3,500 inches 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 one-and-one-tenth times as fast as an Arrow (archery)
In other words, 3,600 inches per second is 1.0 times the speed of an Arrow (archery), and the speed of an Arrow (archery) is 0.9804 times that amount.
(250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)
A 250 gram arrow will reach speeds of approximately 3,530 inches 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 nine-tenths as fast as The CRH (train)
In other words, 3,600 inches per second is 0.94 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 3,800 inches per second. 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 Helicopter
In other words, 3,600 inches per second is 1.16 times the speed of a Helicopter, and the speed of a Helicopter is 0.862 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 3,110 inches 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 four-fifths as fast as a Peregrine Falcon
In other words, 3,600 inches per second is 0.847 times the speed of a Peregrine Falcon, and the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 1.18 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)
The Peregrine Falcon can reach speeds of up to 4,250 inches per second 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.