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February 1, 2015

February 1, 2015

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**Physics**

An airplane flies due south at 185 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 68 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
*December 3, 2012 by Noah*

**physics**

An airplane flies due south at 185 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 68 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
*December 6, 2012 by Danny*

**Physics**

A cessna plane flies with a speed of 150km/h relative to the air and points due east. A wind is blowing at a speed of 20km/h at 45 degrees south of east (ie the wind is blowing from the northwest). The resultant veloity of the plane relative to the ground is?
*June 14, 2011 by Matt*

**Physics**

You are flying in a light airplane spotting traffic for a radio station. Your flight carries you due east above a highway. Landmarks below tell you that your speed is 46.0 m/s relative to the ground and your air speed indicator also reads 46.0m/s. However, the nose of your ...
*February 3, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

You are flying in a light airplane spotting traffic for a radio station. Your flight carries you due east above a highway. Landmarks below tell you that your speed is 46.0 m/s relative to the ground and your air speed indicator also reads 46.0m/s. However, the nose of your ...
*February 3, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

An airplane flies due north at 145 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 65 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What is the plane's speed relative to the ground?
*October 6, 2010 by Preston*

**Physics**

An airplane flies due north at 160 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 80 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What is the plane's speed relative to the ground?
*November 21, 2010 by Daniel*

**Physics**

I have tried this question over and over and not sure if the answer is 16 west or 190 south west please help. Airplane One flies due east at 250 km/h relative to the ground. At the same time, Airplane Two flies 325 km/h, 35° north of east relative to the ground. What is the ...
*September 14, 2014 by Sara*

**physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*September 17, 2009 by Nick*

**physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*September 17, 2009 by Nick*

**physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*September 17, 2009 by Nick*

**Physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 34° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 40 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*July 10, 2010 by Sam*

**physics**

After flying for 13 min in a wind blowing 37 km/h at an angle of 25° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 59 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air, in km/h?
*September 2, 2011 by Pat Rick*

**Physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 28° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*February 5, 2013 by Patricia*

**Physics! another one i need help with**

the velocity of the wind would be: (42km/h)cos(30)=36.37 After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 30° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 50 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air in...
*February 3, 2007 by Troyyyy*

**Physics/Math**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 30° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 50 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air? This is a vector equation. I would do it graphically. ...
*February 3, 2007 by winterWX*

**Physics**

An airplane flies due north at 250 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 60 km/h to the northeast relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
*October 6, 2010 by Preston*

**science**

An airplane flies due north at 235 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 65 km/h to the northeast relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
*September 16, 2012 by mary *

**physic**

An airplane flies due north at 200 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 70 km/h to the northeast relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
*December 5, 2012 by BILLY*

**South America**

an aeroplane flies horizontally at 80m/s in still air if the aviator wishes to fly due south and the wind is blowing from the south-east at 30m/s 1.what course must he steer 2.how long will it take him to arrive at his destination 200km away
*March 16, 2013 by Mehmood*

**science - physics**

A plane flies with a velocity of 52 m/s east through a12 m/s cross wind blowing the plane south. Find the magnitude and direction (relative to due east) of the resultant velocity at which it travels.
*September 27, 2011 by michelle*

**Physics **

The piolt of an airplane wishes to fly due north, but there is a 65-km/h wind blowing toward the east. in what direction should the pilot head her plane if its speed relative to the air is 340 km/h?
*May 28, 2014 by Britt*

**physics**

The pilot of an airplane wishes to fly due north, but there is a 71 km/h wind blowing toward the east. (a) In what direction should the pilot head her plane if its speed relative to the air is 314 km/h? ° west of north Should the angle just be the opposite of the one created ...
*September 10, 2014 by Debby*

**Physics I NEED HELP BADLY**

An airplane traveling east at a speed of 270 km/h encounters a wind of 75 km/h what is the resulting speed of the plane if: - The wind is blowing east. - The wind is blowing west. - The wind is blowing north. ************* CLICK ON MY NAME TO SEE IF YOU CAN HELP ME WITH ANY ...
*June 2, 2014 by Jamika*

**physics**

An airplane flies at airspeed (relative to the air) of 400km/h. The pilot wishes to fly due North (relative to the ground) but there is a 110km/h wind blowing Southwest (direction 225º clockwise from North). In what direction should the pilot head the plane (measured clockwise...
*September 16, 2006 by puff puff*

**physics**

Find the magnitude and relative direction (e.g., NE, NW, SE, SW) of the velocity of an airplane relative to the earth, if the velocity of the airplane relative to the air is 165 km/hr. south to north and the wind velocity is 65 km/hr. at an 50o angle from east to west.
*September 11, 2012 by kim*

**physics**

An airplane maintains a speed of 597 km/h relative to the air it is flying through as it makes a trip to a city 759 km away to the north. (a) What time interval is required for the trip if the plane flies through a headwind blowing at 36.0 km/h toward the south? 1 h (b) What ...
*October 5, 2011 by jon*

**Physics**

An airplane moves at 300 mi/hr relative to the air. It must fly from city A to city B, 600 miles due east. One day the wind is blowing at 100 mi/hr in a direction of 30 degrees north of east. Draw a diagram. b. What will the velocity of the plane relative to the ground (value ...
*September 9, 2012 by joe*

**Physics HELP!**

An airplane flies due north at 240 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 75 km/h to the northeast with respect to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction with respect to the ground? __?__km/h __?__° east of north
*October 25, 2012 by Anna*

**Physics**

An airplane cruises at 880km/h relative to the air. It is flying from Denver, Colorado due west to Reno, Neveda, a distance of 1200km and will then return. There is a steady 90km/h wind blowing to the east. What is the difference in flight time between the two legs of the trip?
*January 28, 2015 by Skyler*

**physics**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 515 km/h. A wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 100 km/h (average). (Hint: First draw a diagram.) (a) What is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the plane relative to the ground? magnitude/direction (east ...
*September 26, 2009 by DJ*

**Physics - HELP**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 515 km/h. A wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 100 km/h (average). (Hint: First draw a diagram.) (a) What is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the plane relative to the ground? magnitude/direction (east ...
*September 27, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

An airplane flies at 200.0 km/h relative to the air. What is the velocity of the plane relative to the ground if it flies during the following wind conditions? a. a 50.0-km/h tailwind b. a 50.0-km/h headwind.
*October 3, 2010 by Melissa*

**Physics**

The wind is blowing from west to east at 35 mph and an eagle in that wind in flying at 22 mph relative to the air what is the velocity of this eagle realtive to a person standing on the ground if the eagle is flying (a) from west to east relative to the air and (b) from east ...
*June 4, 2009 by Sarah*

**Physics **

An airplane needs to fly due south. The plane can fly at a speed of 720.0 km/hr in still air. If there is a wind blowing to the northeast at 70.0 km/hr, in what direction should the plane fly to maintain its heading of due south? How long will it take to fly a 1500.0 km distance?
*April 21, 2014 by Tyler*

**PHYYYYYSICS 4**

A plane points its nose due north and flies at a speed of 71 m/s relative to the air. The plane enters a strong wind that blows at a speed of 23 m/s due west relative to the ground. What is the angle of the plane's trajectory according to an observer standing on the ground? ...
*September 18, 2014 by Carissa*

**physics**

a jet airliner moving initially at 3..00X10^2 mi/h due east enters a region where the wind is blowing 1.0 x 10^2 mi/h in a direction 30 degrees north of east. A) find the components of the velocity of the jet airliner relative to the air. b) find the components of the velocity...
*October 2, 2011 by joshua*

**physics**

An airplane flies from Boston to San Francisco (a distance of 5000 km) in the morning, then immediately returns to Boston. The speed of the plane relative to the air is 240 m/s. The wind is blowing at 41 m/s from west to east, so it is "in the face" of the plane on the way to ...
*October 4, 2012 by Garcia*

**physics**

A commuter airplane starts from an airport and takes the route shown in the figure below. The plane first flies to city A located 175 km away in a direction 30.0° north of east. Next, it flies for 150 km 20.0° west of north to city B. Finally, the plane flies 190 km due west, ...
*February 22, 2012 by micheal*

**Physics**

A plane is flying 126 m/s east relative to the air. The wind is blowing 32 m/s south relative to the ground. Determine the plane's velocity relative to the ground. Velocity (relative to the ground) magnitude = Velocity (relative to the ground) direction = ° E of S
*September 6, 2012 by Cindy*

**CONFUSING!**

1.A woman rides a carnival Ferris wheel at radius 15 m, completing five turns about its horizontal axis every minute. What are (a) the period of the motion, the (b) magnitude and (c) direction of her centripetal acceleration at the highest point, and the (d) magnitude and (e...
*October 1, 2006 by Amber*

**Physics**

An airplane flies due north at 220 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 65 km/h to the northeast with respect to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction with respect to the ground?
*November 9, 2011 by Martha*

**Physics**

An airplane flies due north at 260 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 60 km/h to the northeast with respect to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction with respect to the ground?
*October 25, 2012 by Maddie*

**Physics**

An airplane flies due north at 260 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 60 km/h to the northeast with respect to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction with respect to the ground?
*October 25, 2012 by Maddie*

**Precalculus**

Okay I am soo confused with these two questions: The resultant of two forces acting on a body has a magnitude of 80 pounds. The angles between the resultant and the forces are 20° and 52°. Find the magnitude of the larger force. Without the wind, a plane would fly due east at ...
*August 9, 2011 by Hanson*

**Precalculus**

An airplane is flying due west at a velocity of 100 m/s. The wind is blowing south at 5 m/s. a. Draw a labeled diagram of the situation. b. Find the resulting ground speed and bearing of the airplane?
*February 14, 2010 by Marie*

**math**

When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane flies in the opposite direction against the wind it takes 10hrs to fly the same distance. Find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
*July 31, 2010 by joy*

**Math**

An airplane is flying due west at a velocity of 100 m/s. The wind is blowing out of the south at 5 m/s. What is the magnitude of airplane's resultant velocity?
*February 4, 2013 by Amanda*

**Physics**

The compass in a plane indicates that the plane is heading due east, with an airspeed of 250 km/h (Vpa). A steady wind is blowing with a magnitude of 75km/h, which increases the velocity of the plane, relative to the ground. If the plane is going along a direction East 12 ...
*October 15, 2010 by Jon*

**Physics**

A bee flies to a flower 549 m due south of its hive. The bee’s speed in still air is 0.58 m/s, and there is a wind blowing toward the south at 0.18 m/s. How long will it take the bee to travel to the flower and back to the hive? Answer in units of s
*February 6, 2013 by dallas*

**physics**

A bee flies to a flower 583 m due south of its hive. The bee’s speed in still air is 0.68 m/s, and there is a wind blowing toward the south at 0.16 m/s. How long will it take the bee to travel to the flower and back to the hive? Answer in units of s
*November 18, 2014 by bill*

**Physics**

A plane leaves Toronto and flies with an airspeed of 2.20 x 10^2 km/h always pointing due east. A wind is blowing from the north at 8.0 x 10^1 km/h. a) What is the plane's velocity relative to the ground? b) What is the plane's displacement from Toronto after flying for 2.5h?
*October 28, 2007 by Alex*

**Physics**

A commuter airplane starts from an airport and takes the route shown in the figure below. The plane first flies to city A, located 175 km away in a direction 30.0° north of east. Next, it flies for 150 km 20.0° west of north, to city B. Finally, the plane flies 190 km due west...
*February 14, 2012 by anonymous*

**physics**

While flying due east at 130 km/h, an airplane is also carried northward at 41 km/h by the wind blowing due north. What is the plane's resultant velocity? (Draw vector diagram to solve problem.) Magnitude km/hDirection (north of east) 72° 18° 18° 72°
*October 4, 2011 by Eddie*

**physics 213**

A duck has a mass of 2.80 kg. As the duck paddles, a force of 0.120 N acts on it in a direction due east. In addition, the current of the water exerts a force of 0.190 N in a direction of 48.0 ° south of east. When these forces begin to act, the velocity of the duck is 0.120 m...
*February 3, 2012 by Erin*

**Math**

A pilot of a single engine airplane flies at a constant speed of 200 km/h at a bearing of 25 degree north east there is 40 km/h crosswind blowing south east 45 degree what are plane's actual speed and direction ?
*September 29, 2013 by Vian*

**Calculus/Vectors**

An airplane heads due south with an air speed of 480km/h. Measurements made from the ground indicate that the plane's ground speed is 528km/h at 15 degrees east of south. Calculate the wind speed.
*May 2, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

write out the equation please show the steps taken to solve the problem A small airplane flies at a velocity of 145 km/h toward the south as observed by a person on the ground. the airplane pilot measures an air velocity of 172 km/h south. What is the velocity of the wind that...
*February 4, 2009 by y912f*

**physics**

A jet airliner moving initially at 300 mi/h due east enters a region where the wind is blowing at 100 mi/h in a direction 26.0° north of east. What is the new velocity of the aircraft relative to the ground? in m/h at degrees North of east.
*June 2, 2008 by Elisa*

**Physics**

An airplane with an airspeed of 33.3 m/s is headed 30 degrees east of north in a wind blowing due west at 30 m/s. What is the ground speed of the plane?
*November 13, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A plane flies at an airspeed of 242 km/h. A wind is blowing at 72 km/h toward the direction 60° east of north. What is the speed of the plane relative to the ground?
*September 14, 2011 by Ashley*

**Physics**

An airplane ﬂies at airspeed (relative to the air) of 430 km/h . The pilot wishes to ﬂy due North (relative to the ground) but there is a 43 km/h wind blowing Southwest (direction 225◦). In what direction should the pilot head the plane (measured clockwise ...
*December 30, 2012 by Daniel*

**physics**

The captain of a plane wishes to proceed due west. The cruising speed of the plane is 226 m/s relative to the air. A weather report indicates that a 32.0-m/s wind is blowing from the south to the north. In what direction, measured with respect to due west, should the pilot ...
*September 10, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

Canadian geese migrate essentially along a north-south direction for well over a thousand kilometers in some cases, traveling at speeds up to about 100 km/h. If one such bird is flying at 100 km/h relative to the air, but there is a 38.0km/h wind blowing from west to east. a) ...
*February 19, 2014 by ana*

**Science**

An airplane is flying 200mph at 50 degrees north of east. Wind velocity is 50mph due south. What is the velocity of the airplane?
*February 12, 2013 by Jonas*

**physics**

An aircraft is flying at the speed of 354km/hr relative to the air is observed from the ground to have a velocity of 300km/hr in the north east direction. The wind is blowing from east. Find the speed of the wind and the direction to which the aircraft is heading.
*August 10, 2012 by george*

**science**

An aircraft travels through the air with a velocity of 200m/s due east. It is found to be travelling over the ground with a velocity of 220m/s in a direction of 20(degree) south of east.The difference between the two is due to thw wind velocity. What is the wind velocity?
*October 10, 2012 by liam*

**phys**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 590 km/h. If a wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 65.0 km/h (average). Calculate magnitude of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. Calculate direction of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. ...
*September 15, 2009 by physics*

**Math**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 590km/h. If a wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 65.0km/h (average). Calculate magnitude of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. Calculate direction of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. ...
*September 12, 2009 by Anne*

**physics**

A flock of ducks is trying to migrate south for the winter, but they keep being blown off course by a wind blowing from the west at 6.0m/s. A wise elder duck finally realizes that the solution is to fly at an angle to the wind. If the ducks can fly at 8.0m/s relative to the ...
*October 11, 2009 by Angela*

**Science**

An airplane has to fly eastward to a destination 856 km away. If wind is blowing at 18.0 m/s northward and the air speed of the plane is 161 m/s. In what direction should the plane head to reach its destination. So I know the direction is south east but can someone give me the...
*April 30, 2008 by Jane*

**Algebra: 8th Grade; Equation Check**

1) A private airplane leaves an airport and flies due south at 192 km/h. Two hours later a jet leaves at the same airport and flies due south at 960 km/h. When will the jet overtake the plane? t = time Equation: 192(t+3) = 960 2)An airplane flew for 4 hours with a 20-km/h tail...
*March 7, 2009 by Meaghan*

**math**

The cruising speed of a Boeing 767 in still air is 530 mph. Suppose that a 767 is cruising directly east when it encounters an 80 mph wind blowing 40 degrees south of west. Sketch the vectors for the velocities of the airplane and the wind. Express both vectors in ordered pair...
*February 17, 2014 by Connie*

**physics**

An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 82.0m/s is blowing toward the south.If the airspeed of the plane (its speed in still air) is 375.0 km/h, in which direction should the pilot head? What is the speed of the plane over the ground?
*February 2, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Calculus 3**

Vectors The thrust of an airplane's engine produces a speed of 400 mph in still air. The wind velocity is given by <-20,30>. In what direction should the plane travel to fly due south? Give your answer as an angle from due south.
*May 11, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A flock of ducks is trying to migrate south for the winter, but they keep being blown off course by a wind blowing from the west at 11{\rm m/s} . A wise elder duck finally realizes that the solution is to fly at an angle to the wind.If the ducks can fly at 17{\rm m/s} relative...
*September 27, 2012 by ade yinka*

**Physics**

A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
*November 20, 2013 by Ashley*

**physics**

A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
*November 21, 2013 by Ashley*

**physics**

A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
*November 21, 2013 by Ashley*

**Help Please!!!- Physics**

A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
*November 22, 2013 by Jacob*

**Math**

An airplane is going 300 mph at a bearing of N 55 degrees E. The wind is blowing 30 mph due East. What is the actual speed and direction of the plane?
*March 14, 2013 by Shayne*

**Trig/Precal**

An airplane flies on a compass heading of 90° at 310 mph. The wind affecting the plane is blowing from 332° at 40 mph. What is the true course and ground speed of the airplane?
*July 6, 2012 by Lauren T*

**calculus**

Multiple choice: An airplane flying due east at 539 mph in still air, encounters a 61-mph tail wind acting in the direction 45 degrees north of east. The airplane holds its compass heading but because of the wind acquires a new ground speed and direction. What is its new ...
*June 3, 2014 by lon*

**Pre-Algebra**

Question is: What is the algebraic equation to determine when they will meet? For the following information, I understand 5(x+y) = 3000 for 1st plane & 10(x-y) = 3000 for 2nd plane. When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane...
*November 13, 2011 by Carol*

**Pre-Algebra**

Question is: What is the algebraic equation to determine when they will meet? For the following information, I understand 5(x+y) = 3000 for 1st plane & 10(x-y) = 3000 for 2nd plane. When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane...
*November 13, 2011 by Carol*

**physics URGENT! PLEASE**

Figure the resultant velocity of a plane that is traveling at 300 km/hr @ 190 degrees when he encounters the wind below a) 30 km/hr tailwind b) 40 km/hr headwind c) 50 km/hr wind blowing south
*October 15, 2012 by Anna*

**Physics**

The air speed indicator of a plane that took off from Detroit reads 373 km/h and the compass indicates that it is heading due east to Boston. A steady wind is blowing due north at 42.3 km/h. Calculate the speed of the plane with reference to the ground. If the pilot wishes to ...
*January 30, 2011 by Emily*

**Physics**

The air speed indicator of a plane that took off from Detroit reads 349 km/h and the compass indicates that it is heading due east to Boston. A steady wind is blowing due north at 46.5 km/h. a) Calculate the speed of the plane with reference to the ground. b) If the pilot ...
*January 27, 2015 by Chris*

**Physics**

A jogger travels a route that has two parts. The first is a displacement A of magnitude 2.70 km due south, and the second involves a displacement B that points due east. What is the direction of A + B relative to due south? ° What would be the direction of A - B relative to ...
*August 18, 2010 by yoyoma*

**physics**

An airplane has a velocity relative to the ground of 214 m/s toward the east. The pilot measures his airspeed (the speed of the plane relative to the air) to be 162 m/s. What is the minimum wind velocity possible?
*September 20, 2011 by Cindy*

**phy**

A jet has a speed of 500m/s relative to the air in which it flies and is traveling north. There is a crosswind blowing from west to east at 100m/s. What compas heading does the plane appear to fly toward?
*September 16, 2012 by anne*

**physics**

you are a pilot on an aircraft carrier. you must fly to another aircraft carrier, now 1,450km at 45 degres of your position, moving at 56 km/h due east. the wind is blowing from the south at 72 km/h. calculate the heading and air speed needed to reach the carrier 2.5 hours ...
*October 17, 2010 by john*

**Physics**

A boat is headed due east (0) at 20 km/hr. A wind blowing to the south west at 18 km/hr is also acting upon it. What is the boat's velocity?
*September 26, 2011 by Michael*

**physics**

A helicopter flies south at 185km/hr relative to the ground. The wind is blowing 60km/hr to the west compared to the ground. What is the helicopter's speed to an observer on the ground?
*December 12, 2014 by Kris*

**Physics**

An airplane flies 220 km due east, makes a right-angle, and then flies 400 km due north. Find the magnitude of the plane's displacement from it's starting point. Neglect the culrvature of the earth
*September 14, 2014 by Jose*

**Physics**

A plane leaves Seattle, flies 85 mi at 22 degrees north of east, and then changes direction to 48 degrees south of east. After flying 115 mi in this new direction, the pilot must make an emergency landing on a field. The Seattle airport facility dispatches a rescue crew. ...
*September 12, 2012 by Jean*

**Physics**

Wind is blowing toward south at 8m/s, a runner jogs west at 7 m/s. What is the velocity (speed and direction) of the air relative to the runner?
*February 2, 2014 by Curtis*

**Advanced Maths (Vectors) AQA Level, please help?**

An aircraft have a speed in still air of 400 km/h. A wind is blowing from the south at 80 km/h. The pilot wishes the aircraft to travel due east. Find the direction in which aircraft should be steered and the speed at which it will travel.
*February 12, 2012 by jat*

**Physics**

An airplane is flying North with a velocity of 22 m/s. A strong wind is blowing East at 50 m/s. What is the airplane's resultant velocity (magnitude and direction)?
*June 10, 2010 by Desirae*

**Physics HELP!**

An airplane is flying North with a velocity of 22 m/s. A strong wind is blowing East at 50 m/s. What is the airplane's resultant velocity (magnitude and direction)?
*June 11, 2010 by Desirae*

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