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486.180 meters per second is about three-fourths as fast as a Jet Fighter
In other words, it's 0.73 times the speed of a Jet Fighter, and the speed of a Jet Fighter is 1.4 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 670 m/s. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi).
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