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Flying between aircraft carriers - vectors

  1. Feb 22, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    You are a pilot on an aircraft carrier. You must fly to another aircraft carrier, now 1450 km at 45 degree of your position, moving at 56 km/hr due east. The wind is blowing from the south at 72 km/hr. Calculate the heading and airspeed needed to reach the carrier 2.5 hour after you take off.


    2. Relevant equations
    i drew a picture but i dont even know if i have the picture right or what to do from there on please help. [​IMG]


    3. The attempt at a solution
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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