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 It's about one-fifth as fast as The CRH (train) In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.170 times the speed of The CRH (train), and the speed of The CRH (train) is 5.90 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-fifth as fast as a Peregrine Falcon In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.1550 times the speed of a Peregrine Falcon, and the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 6.450 times that amount. (a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)The Peregrine Falcon can reach speeds of up to 7,090 yards per minute 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. It's about one-twentieth as fast as The Speed of Sound In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.0489 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 20.40 times that amount. (in dry air at 20°C)The speed of sound in dry air at 20°C (68°F) is 22,500 yards per minute. Air is a relatively poor acoustic conductor, however, as sound will travel at speeds of between 98,200 yards per minute to 102,000 yards per minute in water, depending on its salinity. It's about one-twenty-fifth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun) In other words, the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 22.90 times 1,100 yards per minute. (for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)A 0.40 caliber Smith & Wesson bullet has a muzzle a velocity of 25,200 yards per minute. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990. It's about one-fortieth as fast as a Jet Fighter In other words, the speed of a Jet Fighter is 40 times 1,100 yards per minute. (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 44,000 yards per minute. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi). It's about one-fifty-fifth as fast as a Bullet (Rifle) In other words, the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 54.60 times 1,100 yards per minute. (5.56 x 45 mm, a.k.a. 5.56 NATO)A 5.56 x 45 mm cartridge is fired at a velocity of 60,000 yards per minute. As the NATO rifle cartridge, it is used by the military forces of more than thirty-one countries, including use in the M16 series, M4 Carbine, HK-416, and M249 Squad automatic weapons used by the United States armed forces. It's about one-four-hundred-fiftieth as fast as The Space Shuttle In other words, 1,100 yards per minute is 0.0021649 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 461.920 times that amount. (Orbiter vehicle velocity)The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 508,110 yards per minute. During liftoff, the space shuttle accelerates to orbital speed in 8.5 minutes, consuming over 1.59 million kg (3.51 million lbs) of propellant in the process.