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Posted by **Baby D** on Monday, March 2, 2009 at 1:38pm.

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**drwls**, Monday, March 2, 2009 at 1:52pmCall that distance X.

Draw yourself a triangle. Call point O your position. Draw a vertical line up from there with height 500. From the top of that line, draw a horizontal flight path with length X. Draw the connecting hypotenuse. The angle the hypotenuse makes with the ground (which is parallel to the flight path) is 42 degrees. The tangent of that angle is X/500 = tan 42

Solve for X

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**kylie**, Monday, October 1, 2012 at 12:25am450.202 feet

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