A jet aircraft is climbing at an angle of 43° above the horizontal and is also accelerating at 4.9 m/s2. What is the total force that the cockpit seat exerts on the 65 kg pilot?(Magnitude & Direction ° above the direction of motion of the plane)(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

This is what I have so far:

F=ma=65*4.9=318.5

Horizontal Component of this Force = 318 .5 Cos 43° = 232.9 N

Vertical Component of this Force = 318.5 Sin 43° = 217.2 N

Direction: arctan(217.2/232.9)=43°

But it said all my answers are wrong, just wondering what I am doing wrong????

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