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How fast is 2,700 yards per minute?

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It's about three-fifths as fast as a Skydiver (headfirst)
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 0.570 times the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst), and the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst) is 1.80 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 4,700 yards per minute. 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 half as fast as a Helicopter
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 0.5220 times the speed of a Helicopter, and the speed of a Helicopter is 1.920 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 5,180 yards per minute. 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 two times as fast as a Gazelle
In other words, the speed of a Gazelle is 0.50 times 2,700 yards per minute.
(for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")
A Thomson's gazelle can reach speeds of up to 1,000 yards per minute. The gazelle's speed doesn't match that of its chief predator, the cheetah, but a gazelle's endurance usually ensures an escape in distances greater than 500 m (0.3 mi).
It's about two times as fast as a Hare
In other words, the speed of a Hare is 0.50 times 2,700 yards per minute.
(for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)
The European Hare can run at speeds of up to 1,000 yards per minute. While speed is a factor in their escapes, hares evade their chief predators — wolves, foxes, and golden eagles — by fleeing in a zigzag pattern.
It's about two times as fast as a Greyhound
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 2.05 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 0.4880 times that amount.
(a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)
Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 1,320 yards per minute. Despite their racing prowess, greyhounds are not considered energetic dogs — the typical greyhound race requires the dogs to run for less than 35 seconds.
It's about half as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 0.460 times the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo, and the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo is 2.20 times that amount.
(for Gallardo LP 550-2, a.k.a. Valentino Balboni, 2009 model)
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 model Gallardo has a top speed of 5,800 yards per minute. The Gallardo can reach speeds of 1,800 yards per minute in just 3.9 seconds.
It's about half as fast as The TGV (train)
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 0.460 times the speed of The TGV (train), and the speed of The TGV (train) is 2.20 times that amount.
(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 5,800 yards per minute. The train is capable of travelling the 425 km (264 mi) distance from Paris to Lyon in East-Central France in about two hours.