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The Peregrine can stoope up to 2060 mph!!!!!
I think you have one too many naughts in there Luke. At that rate it would cover over half a mile in a second !! The record is 242mph recorded in 1995 (according to Wikipedia)
I am a volunteer at the Date With Nature's chichester Peregrine's and when I was reading in the book plubished by the RSPB about Peregrine's that what it said. It also said that one been know to take out a swan!!!
I'm sorry Luke but it must be a misprint - If you do a Google search they all point to around 245mph. At the speed you quote they would not be able to physically pull out of a stoop.
hat geo wild had a program on last year when they where recored at 257,8 mph round it up and you get 260mph, (i watched the highlights on the web).
But Luke you said
Quote: The Peregrine can stoope up to 2060 mph!!!!!
Quote: Hat geo wild had a program on last year when they where recored at 257,8 mph round it up and you get 260mph, (i watched the highlights on the web).
I wouldn't have queried 15 mph difference
Iv just rung the rspb and they said that they have been recorded at 280mph
2060mph . . . Concords cruising speed was around 1200mph at 60,000 feet . . . . and I think the Blackbird was only capable (Temperature limited to 427 CIT ) of 2160mph (Mach 3.3) at 85,000 feet, As good as he peregrins design is I do suspect a misprint
sorry got it all rong! I ment 260 miles per hour not 2060 mph
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