(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An airplane with a wingspan W = 30 m is flying due north at v = 672 km/h. The Earth's field is 1.210-4 T, due north and inclined q = 42 below horizontal. What is the magnitude of the potential difference between the ends of the wings?

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2. Relevant equations

Magnetic flux: φ = B · A · cosθ

Induced potential difference (emf)

due to a changing magnetic field: V = -N · ∆φ/∆t

Motional emf: V = -B · L · v

Could be any one of these. Also, the problem said to treat it like pulling a rectangular wire through a magnetic field, and find the area facing the field using the angle.

3. The attempt at a solution

It seems this is more of a riddle than a problem. How do I find the area facing the magnetic field? I'm only given the wingspan!

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