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It's about 0.0000000005 times as fast as The CRH (train).
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.000000000440 times the speed of The CRH (train), and the speed of The CRH (train) is 2,300,000,000 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 0.0000000004 times as fast as a Peregrine Falcon.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.0000000003950 times the speed of a Peregrine Falcon, and the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 2,530,000,000 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 0.0000000001 times as fast as The Speed of Sound.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.0000000001240 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 8,060,000,000 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 0.0000000001 times as fast as a Bullet (Handgun).
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.0000000001110 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 9,010,000,000 times that amount.
(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 0.00000000007 times as fast as a Jet Fighter.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.0000000000640 times the speed of a Jet Fighter, and the speed of a Jet Fighter is 16,000,000,000 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 44,000 yards per minute. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi).
It's about 0.00000000005 times as fast as a Bullet (Rifle).
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.00000000004660 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 21,500,000,000 times that amount.
(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 0.000000000006 times as fast as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, 0.00000280 yards per minute is 0.00000000000551060 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 181,470,000,000 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.