Here's the problem: An airplane is flying on a bearing of 340 degrees at 325 mph. A wind is blowing with the bearing of 320 degrees at 40 mph.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a) Find the component form of the velocity of the airplane.

b) Find the actual ground speed and direction of plane.

I can find the component form for the velocity of the airplane and the actual ground speed for the plane, but I don't know how to find the direction. I know it's a certain formula I don't know. Could someone please explain how to find the direction of the plane?

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# Homework Help: Finding Direction of a Plane (Given Bearing and Speed of the Airplane and the Wind)

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