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It's about one-twentieth as fast as a Tornado.
In other words, 272.50 centimeters per second is 0.0493575 times the speed of a Tornado, and the speed of a Tornado is 20.260350 times that amount.
(EF2) (wind speed range average)
According to the Enhanced Fujita scale implemented by the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, a "significant" tornado has an Enhanced Funjita scale classification of EF2 and is characterized by wind gust speeds between 4,917.440 centimeters per second and 6,124.4480 centimeters per second. The largest recorded tornado — an F4 event occurring in Nebraska in May, 2004 — was almost 4.02 km (2.5 mi) across.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as fast as a Skydiver (headfirst).
In other words, the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst) is 26 times 272.50 centimeters per second.
(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 7,200 centimeters per second. 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 one-thirtieth as fast as a Helicopter.
In other words, 272.50 centimeters per second is 0.0345 times the speed of a Helicopter, and the speed of a Helicopter is 29 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 7,890 centimeters per second. 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 one-thirtieth as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo.
In other words, the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo is 32 times 272.50 centimeters per second.
(for Gallardo LP 550-2, a.k.a. Valentino Balboni, 2009 model)
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 model Gallardo has a top speed of 8,900 centimeters per second. The Gallardo can reach speeds of 2,800 centimeters per second in just 3.9 seconds.
It's about one-thirtieth as fast as The TGV (train).
In other words, the speed of The TGV (train) is 32 times 272.50 centimeters per second.
(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 8,900 centimeters per second. The train is capable of travelling the 425 km (264 mi) distance from Paris to Lyon in East-Central France in about two hours.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as fast as an Arrow (archery).
In other words, 272.50 centimeters per second is 0.03039 times the speed of an Arrow (archery), and the speed of an Arrow (archery) is 32.910 times that amount.
(250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)
A 250 gram arrow will reach speeds of approximately 8,967 centimeters per second 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 one-thirty-fifth as fast as a Porsche 911.
In other words, the speed of a Porsche 911 is 33.60 times 272.50 centimeters per second.
(for Porsche 911 Type 997 GT2, 2007 model)
The Porsche 911 GT2 has a top speed of 9,140 centimeters per second. It takes just 7.4 seconds for the GT2 to accelerate to 4,470 centimeters per second.