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How fast is 170,000 furlongs per fortnight?

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It's about one-third as fast as a Helicopter
In other words, 170,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.3580 times the speed of a Helicopter, and the speed of a Helicopter is 2.790 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 474,000 furlongs per fortnight. 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 three times as fast as Flo-Jo
In other words, 170,000 furlongs per fortnight is 3.017 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 0.33150 times that amount.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
Setting a world record in 1988, Flo-Jo ran a 200 m in 0:21.34 for an average speed of 56,350 furlongs per fortnight. Known as a 200 m runner, Joyner also set a record time in a 100 m race at in 1987.
It's about one-third as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo
In other words, the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo is 3.10 times 170,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(for Gallardo LP 550-2, a.k.a. Valentino Balboni, 2009 model)
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 model Gallardo has a top speed of 530,000 furlongs per fortnight. The Gallardo can reach speeds of 170,000 furlongs per fortnight in just 3.9 seconds.
It's about one-third as fast as The TGV (train)
In other words, the speed of The TGV (train) is 3.10 times 170,000 furlongs per fortnight.
(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 530,000 furlongs per fortnight. 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 three-tenths as fast as an Arrow (archery)
In other words, 170,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.31530 times the speed of an Arrow (archery), and the speed of an Arrow (archery) is 3.1720 times that amount.
(250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)
A 250 gram arrow will reach speeds of approximately 539,200 furlongs per fortnight 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 three-tenths as fast as a Porsche 911
In other words, 170,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.3090 times the speed of a Porsche 911, and the speed of a Porsche 911 is 3.240 times that amount.
(for Porsche 911 Type 997 GT2, 2007 model)
The Porsche 911 GT2 has a top speed of 550,000 furlongs per fortnight. It takes just 7.4 seconds for the GT2 to accelerate to 269,000 furlongs per fortnight.
It's about three-tenths as fast as The CRH (train)
In other words, 170,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.290 times the speed of The CRH (train), and the speed of The CRH (train) is 3.40 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.