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Homework Help: Physics...help please!

Posted by Cesar on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 7:28pm.

Unlike a ship, an airplane does not use its rudder to turn. It turns by banking its wings: The lift force , perpendicular to the wings, has horizontal component, which provides the centripetal acceleration for the turn, and a vertical component, which supports the plane’s weight. (The rudder counteracts yaw and thus it keeps the plane pointed in the direction it is moving.) The famous spy plane, the SR-71 Blackbird, flying at 4,800 km/h,has a turning radius of 290. Km. Find its banking angle.

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