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How fast is 56,350 furlongs per fortnight?

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It's about one-fourth as fast as a Fastball (baseball)
In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 0.230 times the speed of a Fastball (baseball), and the speed of a Fastball (baseball) is 4.30 times that amount.
(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)
The average speed of major league fastball pitch is 250,000 furlongs per fortnight. When up against the quickest professional fastball pitchers, a batter may have less than 0.4 seconds to react to a pitched ball.
It's about five times as fast as Michael Phelps
In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 4.82450 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.207280 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 11,680 furlongs per fortnight. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations.
It's about one-fifth as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth)
In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 0.180 times the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth), and the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is 5.60 times that amount.
(Belly-to-Earth orientation, average conditions, terminal velocity)
A belly-to-Earth oriented skydiver's terminal velocity is about 320,000 furlongs per fortnight. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 60 seconds.
It's about one-fifth as fast as a Tornado
In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 0.16974530 times the speed of a Tornado, and the speed of a Tornado is 5.8911790 times that amount.
(EF2) (wind speed range average)
According to the Enhanced Fujita scale implemented by the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, a "significant" tornado has an Enhanced Funjita scale classification of EF2 and is characterized by wind gust speeds between 295,680 furlongs per fortnight and 368,256 furlongs per fortnight. The largest recorded tornado — an F4 event occurring in Nebraska in May, 2004 — was almost 4.02 km (2.5 mi) across.
It's about seven times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan)
In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 7.20 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.140 times that amount.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 7,800 furlongs per fortnight. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 8,500 furlongs per fortnight
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Skydiver (headfirst)
In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 0.130 times the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst), and the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst) is 7.70 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 430,000 furlongs per fortnight. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 46 seconds.
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Helicopter
In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 0.1190 times the speed of a Helicopter, and the speed of a Helicopter is 8.40 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.