A fully loaded Cessna-182 airplane of mass 1280 kg has an engine failure when flying with an airspeed of 136 km/h at an altitude of 2990 m on a calm day. It then glides at a constant glide angle (which is the direction of flight below the horizontal) towards a safe landing at this constant speed of 136 km/h experiencing a drag force of 1300 N that opposes the direction in which the plane is moving.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Please use: g = 9.81 m s-2

How do I find the glide angle of the plane?I know how to find the solution but I don't know what type of quantity to use to solve the problem.

Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Glide Angle

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