Airplane Physic Question

1. Jan 29, 2008

Alemayo1

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
heres the question: An island is located 900km (North 30 degrees east). The weather office informs him of a prevailing wind from the west of 80km/h. If the pilot wasnt to maintain and air speed of 300km/h, how long will the flight take?

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3. The attempt at a solution

2. Jan 31, 2008

temaire

Well, you should start by looking at some formulas that could be useful such as $$t=\frac{d}{v}$$, and the soh cah toa ratios.

3. Jan 31, 2008

temaire

It would also be helpful if you drew yourself a vector diagram.