A plane with a still air speed of 250 km/h is flying due NorthWest. At the same time a wind is blowing toward the South at 50 km/h. In what direction should the pilot head to continue travelling due North West? (The plane must continue with a 250 km/h velocity)(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

My Answer:

Velocity of plane (Vp) = 250

Velocity of wind (Vw) = 50

sin y = y/x = 50/250

y = 11.5 degrees

90 degrees - 11.5 degrees = 78.5 degrees

The plane must head 78.5 degrees N of W to continue in a 45 degree

N of W line.

Is this correct? Any help is much appreciated.

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