posted by beth on .
Consider a level flight turn of a propeller-driven airplane in which the airplane makes a complete circular turn in 1.6 min. If the plane's speed is 180 m/s, what is the radius of the circle?
What is the centripetal acceleration of the plane?
180 m/s * 96s
radius = 17280/2π
I get about 11.8 m/s²