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How fast is 118 yards per second?

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It's about as fast as a Peregrine Falcon.
In other words, the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 1 times 118 yards per second.
(a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)
The Peregrine Falcon can reach speeds of up to 118 yards 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-and-one-tenth times as fast as The CRH (train).
In other words, the speed of The CRH (train) is 0.910 times 118 yards 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 110 yards per second. Theses train can make the 120 km (74 mi) journey from Beijing to Tianjin in about 30 minutes.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as fast as a Porsche 911.
In other words, 118 yards per second is 1.180 times the speed of a Porsche 911, and the speed of a Porsche 911 is 0.8470 times that amount.
(for Porsche 911 Type 997 GT2, 2007 model)
The Porsche 911 GT2 has a top speed of 99.90 yards per second. It takes just 7.4 seconds for the GT2 to accelerate to 48.90 yards per second.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo.
In other words, the speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo is 0.830 times 118 yards 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 97 yards per second. The Gallardo can reach speeds of 30 yards per second in just 3.9 seconds.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as fast as The TGV (train).
In other words, the speed of The TGV (train) is 0.830 times 118 yards 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 97 yards 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-and-one-fifth times as fast as an Arrow (archery).
In other words, 118 yards per second is 1.2030 times the speed of an Arrow (archery), and the speed of an Arrow (archery) is 0.83130 times that amount.
(250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)
A 250 gram arrow will reach speeds of approximately 98.06 yards 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-and-two-fifths times as fast as a Helicopter.
In other words, 118 yards per second is 1.370 times the speed of a Helicopter, and the speed of a Helicopter is 0.730 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 86.30 yards 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.