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How fast is 10,000 feet per minute?

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It's about as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth).
In other words, the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is 1 times 10,000 feet per minute.
(Belly-to-Earth orientation, average conditions, terminal velocity)
A belly-to-Earth oriented skydiver's terminal velocity is about 10,000 feet per minute. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 60 seconds.
It's about nine-tenths as fast as a Tornado.
In other words, 10,000 feet per minute is 0.92013250 times the speed of a Tornado, and the speed of a Tornado is 1.0868 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 9,680 feet per minute and 12,056 feet per minute. 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-and-one-fifth times as fast as a Fastball (baseball).
In other words, the speed of a Fastball (baseball) is 0.830 times 10,000 feet per minute.
(a.k.a. rising fastball, a.k.a. cross-seam fastball, a.k.a. heater, a.k.a. hummer, a.k.a. smoker; for four-seam grip) (major league average)
The average speed of major league fastball pitch is 8,200 feet per minute. When up against the quickest professional fastball pitchers, a batter may have less than 0.4 seconds to react to a pitched ball.
It's about seven-tenths as fast as a Skydiver (headfirst).
In other words, 10,000 feet per minute is 0.710 times the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst), and the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst) is 1.40 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 14,000 feet 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 one-and-a-half times as fast as a Curveball (baseball).
In other words, the speed of a Curveball (baseball) is 0.670 times 10,000 feet per minute.
(a.k.a. hook, a.k.a. hammer, a.k.a. yakker) (major league average)
The average speed of major league curveball pitch is 6,600 feet per minute. In the 1940's, debate over whether there really was a curve in the curveball pitch was settled with the conclusion that the ball does curve; however, an optical illusion caused by the spin of the ball and the batter's perception of motion exaggerates the extent of the curve.
It's about one-and-a-half times as fast as a Hurricane.
In other words, 10,000 feet per minute is 1.530 times the speed of a Hurricane, and the speed of a Hurricane is 0.6540 times that amount.
(formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)
A hurricane is defined by the US National Hurricane Center as a Northern Hemisphere tropical storm having one-minute average wind-speeds of at least 6,510 feet per minute. Typhoons Tip (October, 1979) and Keith (October, 1997) and Hurricanes Camille (August, 1969) and Allen (August, 1980) jointly hold the record for highest tropical storm wind speeds at 17,000 feet per minute.
It's about two-thirds as fast as a Helicopter.
In other words, 10,000 feet per minute is 0.6440 times the speed of a Helicopter, and the speed of a Helicopter is 1.550 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 15,500 feet 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.