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Airplane Physic Question

  1. Jan 29, 2008 #1
    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. Jan 31, 2008 #2
    Well, you should start by looking at some formulas that could be useful such as [tex]t=\frac{d}{v}[/tex], and the soh cah toa ratios.
     
  4. Jan 31, 2008 #3
    It would also be helpful if you drew yourself a vector diagram.
     
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