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Apparent Weight

  1. Jun 23, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    An airplane in a wide "outside" loop can create an apparent zero eight inside the aircraft cabin. What must be the radius of curvature of the flight path for an aircraft moving at 749 km/h to create a condition of weightlessness inside the aircraft? Assume the acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s/s. Answer in units of m.

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    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Jun 23, 2010 #2


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