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 It's about one-thirty-fifth as fast as The CRH (train). In other words, the speed of The CRH (train) is 36 times 272.50 centimeters per second. (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 9,700 centimeters per second. Theses train can make the 120 km (74 mi) journey from Beijing to Tianjin in about 30 minutes. It's about one-fortieth as fast as a Peregrine Falcon. In other words, 272.50 centimeters per second is 0.0252 times the speed of a Peregrine Falcon, and the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 39.70 times that amount. (a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)The Peregrine Falcon can reach speeds of up to 10,800 centimeters per second 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 one-one-hundred-fiftieth as fast as The Speed of Sound. In other words, 272.50 centimeters per second is 0.00794 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 126 times that amount. (in dry air at 20°C)The speed of sound in dry air at 20°C (68°F) is 34,300 centimeters per second. Air is a relatively poor acoustic conductor, however, as sound will travel at speeds of between 150,000 centimeters per second to 156,000 centimeters per second in water, depending on its salinity. It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun). In other words, the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 141 times 272.50 centimeters per second. (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 38,300 centimeters per second. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990. It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a Jet Fighter. In other words, the speed of a Jet Fighter is 240 times 272.50 centimeters per second. (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 nan centimeters per second. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi). It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a Bullet (Rifle). In other words, 272.50 centimeters per second is 0.00298 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 336 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 91,500 centimeters per second. 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 one-three-thousandth as fast as The Space Shuttle. In other words, 272.50 centimeters per second is 0.0003519 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 2,841.70 times that amount. (Orbiter vehicle velocity)The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 774,360 centimeters per second. 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.