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7,800 furlongs per fortnight is about one-fortieth as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth)
In other words, the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is 42 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.
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