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How fast is 2,700 yards per minute?

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It's about half as fast as an Arrow (archery)
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 0.45890 times the speed of an Arrow (archery), and the speed of an Arrow (archery) is 2.1790 times that amount.
(250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)
A 250 gram arrow will reach speeds of approximately 5,884 yards per minute 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 half as fast as a Porsche 911
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 0.450 times the speed of a Porsche 911, and the speed of a Porsche 911 is 2.220 times that amount.
(for Porsche 911 Type 997 GT2, 2007 model)
The Porsche 911 GT2 has a top speed of 6,000 yards per minute. It takes just 7.4 seconds for the GT2 to accelerate to 2,930 yards per minute.
It's about two-fifths as fast as The CRH (train)
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 0.420 times the speed of The CRH (train), and the speed of The CRH (train) is 2.40 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 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 two-and-a-half times as fast as Secretariat
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 2.450 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 0.4080 times that amount.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)
Setting a record finish, Secretariat ran the Belmont Stakes — a 12 furlong race length — in 2:24, for an average speed of 1,100 yards per minute in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths.
It's about two-fifths as fast as a Peregrine Falcon
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 0.3810 times the speed of a Peregrine Falcon, and the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 2.620 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 four times as fast as Michael Johnson
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 3.9760 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 0.25150 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)
Setting a record that stood for 12 years, Michael Johnson ran a 200 m in 0:19.32 for an average speed of 679.30 yards per minute at the 1996 Olympics. Johnson was nicknamed "the Man with the Golden shoes" in recognition of the custom footwear worn during these races — a pair of Nikes with a left size of 10.5 and a right size of 11.
It's about four times as fast as Usain Bolt
In other words, 2,700 yards per minute is 3.990 times the speed of Usain Bolt, and the speed of Usain Bolt is 0.2510 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)
Setting a world record, Usain Bolt ran a 100 m in 0:09.69 for an average speed of 678 yards per minute at the 2008 Olympics. Furthermore, Bolt's margin of record breaking — 0.03 s — is the largest margin of victory in the history of digital measurements.