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physics
An airplane is flying horizontally with a speed of 1000 km/hr (278 m/s) when it drops a payload. The payload hits the ground 37 s later. (Neglect air drag and the curvature of the Earth. Take g = 10 m/s2.) (a) At what altitude H is the airplane flying?
March 4, 2011 by kelly

physics
An airplane is flying horizontally at 115 m/s, at a 20.5 degree angle north of east. State its velocity in rectangular coordinates. Assume that north and east are in the positive direction.
January 23, 2012 by chris

Airplane & Radar
(Airplane & Radar) An airplane is flying (horizontally) at the height of 6 km on a flight path that will take it directly over a radar tracking station (on ground). If the distance D between the plane and the radar is decreasing at a rate of 300 km/hr, find the speed of the ...
December 15, 2011 by math

Physics
A rescue airplane is flying horizontally at a height of 3.0 km with a speed 272 m/s when it releases a package of emergency food supplies. How far horizontally in meters does the package travel while it falls before it hits the ground?
March 4, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A rescue airplane is flying horizontally at a height of 3.0 km with a speed 272 m/s when it releases a package of emergency food supplies. How far horizontally in meters does the package travel while it falls before it hits the ground?
March 4, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A plane is flying horizontally at a speed of 290m/s. He drops a package (ignoring air resistance). A)If it take 15s for the package to hit the ground, how high above is the plane? B) How far (horizontally) before the island should Steven drop the package? C) Assuming the ...
September 22, 2013 by Jason

Caculas
(Airplane & Radar) An airplane is flying (horizontally) at the height of 6 km on a flight path that will take it directly over a radar tracking station (on ground). If the distance D between the plane and the radar is decreasing at a rate of 300 km/hr, find the speed of the ...
December 16, 2011 by matthew

geometry
an airplane is flying 75km south and 35 km west of an airport. It is flying at a heigh of 6 km A)what is the straight-line distance to the airport? B)What is the angle of elevation of the airplane, from the point of of view of the airport?
March 2, 2012 by airplanes

Physics
An airplane is flying horizontally 100m above the ground at 50.0 m/s. Ignoring air resistance, how far before the target should an object be dropped?
May 22, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
Two airplanes at 25,000 ft above the ground are flying toward the same airport.Airplane A is flying due south towards the airport at 200 miles per hour.At 10:00 AM Airplane A is 700 miles from the airport,and Airplane B is 925 miles from the airport.How far are the two ...
August 14, 2012 by Bob

math
On each flight an airplane is filled with 10 quart of oil for each planned hour of flying write an equation that can be used to determine the planned flying time, h, in hours, for an airplane filled with 13 quarts of oil
February 14, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
An airplane is flying horizontally with a constant velocity of 170 m/s at an altitude of 4500 m when it drops a package. (a) How long does it take for the package to reach the ground? ___s (b) What is the distance between the airplane and the package when the package hits the ...
September 21, 2010 by jayson

Physical Science
an airplane is flying at 600km/h at an altitude of 2.0km. When the sound of the airplane's engines seems to someone on the ground to be coming from directly overhead, how far away is she from being directly below the airplane?
October 26, 2010 by Jason

physics
An airplane is flying horizontally with a constant velocity of 160 m/s at an altitude of 5400 m when it drops a package. How far ahead of the target along the x direction should the plane be when it releases the package?
February 25, 2009 by kb

physics
An airplane is flying NW with a ground speed of 600 Km/h. If a 125 Km/h wind from the W suddenly hits the airplane, find the airplane's new speed and direction relative to the ground.
March 7, 2012 by Brent

math
an airplane is flying at a constant altitude of 28000 meters. when first seen to the east of the observer, the angle to the airplane is 71.5 degrees. after 73 seconds, the angle of elevation is 51.6 degrees. find the speed of the airplane.
February 19, 2008 by Kindell

Trigonometry
An airplane is flying on a heading of 115° with a constant velocity of 675 mph. How far south will it travel in 2 hours if it continues to maintain its velocity? A. 290 miles B. 570 miles C. 310 miles D. 610 miles
August 1, 2012 by Cyndy

physics grade 11 (vector)
An airplane is flying 400 km/h west. There is a wind blowing 100 km/h NE. What is the airplane's actual speed and heading?
October 17, 2010 by lawrence

Physics help ASAP please
An airplane is flying south at 500 km/hr and is being blown by a crosswind of 75 km/hr east. What is the resultant velocity of the airplane?
September 26, 2011 by Karen

math help pls
Two observers who are 5 km apart simultaneously sight a small airplane flying between them. One observer measures a 51.0-degree inclination angle, while the other observer measures a 40.5-degree inclination angle. At what altitude is the airplane flying?
April 12, 2010 by Ghanny

math
Two observers who are 5 km apart simultaneously sight a small airplane flying between them. One observer measures a 51.0-degree inclination angle, while the other observer measures a 40.5-degree inclination angle. At what altitude is the airplane flying?
April 12, 2010 by Ghanny

physics
an airplane is flying at 300 m/s(672 mi/h).How much time must elapse before a clock in the airplane and one on the ground differ by 1.00 s?
June 29, 2013 by tutul

PreCalc - Vectors
An airplane is flying with an airspeed of 660 Kilometers per hour. The wind is blowing from 345 degrees at 35 km/h. What direction should the airplane take so that, with the wind, the plane will be flying in a direction of 72 degrees? I can compute airspeed and actual ...
May 3, 2011 by Joe

math
an airplane is flying at 550 km/h on a heading of 080. the wind is blowing at 60 km/h from a bearing of 120. Find the ground velocity of the airplane. Please Help! Thanks in advance.
May 24, 2011 by math

Physics
A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 110000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 70 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.76. What is the greatest...
September 22, 2012 by StressedStudent

Physics
A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 122000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 95 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.74. What is the greatest...
March 20, 2013 by Kelly

Physics
A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 122000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 95 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.74. What is the greatest...
March 20, 2013 by Heather

Physics
An horizontally flying airplane has a 20 m wing span. If the vertical component of the Earth's magnetic field is 2*10^-5 T, and the voltage measured from wing tip to wing tip is 4 mV, What is the ground speed of the plane? (A) 5 m/s (B) 20 m/s (C) 7 m/s (D) 10 m/s
November 4, 2011 by Arielle

Physics
An horizontally flying airplane has a 20 m wing span. If the vertical component of the Earth's magnetic field is 2*10^-5 T, and the voltage measured from wing tip to wing tip is 4 mV, What is the ground speed of the plane?
November 6, 2011 by Arielle

physics 1 please help!
A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 106000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 77 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.99. What is the greatest...
February 10, 2011 by Hannah

physics 1 please help!
A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 106000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 77 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.99. What is the greatest...
February 10, 2011 by Hannah

science
A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 106,000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 77 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.82. What is the ...
October 4, 2013 by Donna

physics
A man seeking to set a world record wants to tow a 104,000-kg airplane along a runway by pulling horizontally on a cable attached to the airplane. The mass of the man is 93 kg, and the coefficient of static friction between his shoes and the runway is 0.78. What is the ...
November 17, 2013 by Hanna

calculus
An airplane at a height of 2000 meters is flying horizontally, directly toward an observer on the ground, with a speed of 300 meters per second. How fast is the angle of elevation of the plane changing when this angle is 45 degrees?
April 11, 2011 by Alan

Math
At an airport, a flight controller is in a tower 45m above the ground. She observes an airplane flying at a constant altitude at an angle of elevation of 14 degrees from her line of sight. Seven seconds later, the airplane flies directly overhead. If the airplane has a ...
May 31, 2012 by BJ

trig
A passenger airplane flying at an altitude of 1.8 km starts its final airport approach by descending at an angle of depression of 6°. How far along the ground is the airplane from its landing point
March 29, 2011 by kristy

Physics
An airplane is flying horizontally with a constant velocity of 160 m/s at an altitude of 5100 m when it releases a package. a. How long does it take for the package to reach the ground? (Ignore air resistance.) b. What is the distance between the airplane and the package when ...
September 19, 2012 by JP

math
The runway of an airfield faces west. An airplane, flying in the direction of north-east at a height of 2km and at a speed of 400km/h, on a path which passes over a point 3km west of the runway end, is spotted sqrt(29)km horizontally(south-western quadrant) from the runway end...
November 20, 2011 by Jainee

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

calculus
An airplane flying west at 300 miles per hour goes over the control tower at noon, and a second airplane at the same altitude, flying north at 400 miles per hour, goes over the tower an hour later. How fast is the distance between the airplanes changing at 2:00 P.M.?
January 17, 2012 by becca

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

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

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
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

Calculus
An airplane is flying at 550 km/h on a heading of 080 degrees: The wind is blowing at 60 km/h from a bearing of 120 degrees. Find the ground velocity of the airplane.
May 2, 2010 by Ariza

Math (Pre-Calc)
An airplane is flying east at a constant altitude of 28,000 meters. When first seen to the east of an observer, the angle of elevation to the airplane is 71.5 degrees. After 73 seconds, the angle of elevation is 51.6 degrees. Find the speed of the airplane.
April 7, 2012 by Tina

physics
Imagine an airplane flying under a cloud during a thunderstorm.Do the passengers get electrocuted? EXPLAIN WHY or WHY NOT. Should the airplane's wheels be insulators or conductors? EXPLAIN WHY.
May 3, 2010 by Sandhya

physics
Imagine an airplane flying under a cloud during a thunderstorm.Do the passengers get electrocuted? Explain why or why not. Should the airplane's wheels be insulators or conductors? Explain why.
May 3, 2010 by Sandhya

Cartesian Vectors
An airplane is flying at an airspeed of 345 km/h on a heading of 040 degrees. The wind is blowing at 18 km/h from a bearing of 087 degrees. Determine the ground velocity of the airplane.
May 24, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
an airplane is traveling horizontally 500 m/s at an altitude of 3000 meters. what's the distance the airplane should drop the bomb so it hits the target on the floor
February 1, 2013 by vii

precalculus
an airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of N 52(DEGREES)E. After flying 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east has the plane traveled from its point of departure?
March 11, 2010 by sara

Calculus
An airplane is flying at 550 km/h on a heading of 080 degrees. The wind is blowing at 60 km/h from a bearing of 120 degrees. Determine the ground velocity of the airplane. I am having trouble drawing this diagram.
May 8, 2010 by Abbie

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
[Young & Freedman, 3-12] A military airplane on a routine training mission is flying horizontally (in the positive x-direction) at a speed of 120. m/s and accidently drops a bomb (fortunately not armed) at an elevation of 2090 m. Air resistance may be ignored and answer with ...
November 23, 2011 by John

Physics
a bomb is dropped from an airplane travelling horizontally with a speed of 300 mi/hr if the airplane is 10000ft. above the ground, how far from the target must it be released, neglect friction?
December 19, 2011 by Andrea

trig
An airplane flying at 600 miles per hour has a bearing of 152 degrees. After flying for 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east will the plane have traveled from point of departure?
June 30, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
An airplane is flying with a speed of 240 km/hr at an angle of 27 degrees north of east. a) How fast is the plane flying north? b) How fast is the plane flying east?
September 30, 2010 by jacob

PHYSICS
An airplane is flying straight and level at a speed vo = 150 mph and with a constant time rate of increase of speed v' = 20 ft/s^2, when it starts to climb along a circular path with a radius of curvature p = 2000 ft. The airplane maintains v' constant for about 30s. Determine...
July 9, 2013 by ROCKY

calculus
An airplane is flying on a bearing of 80 degrees at 540mph. A wind is blowing with a bearing of 100 degrees at 55mph. Find the component form of the velocity of the airplane.
February 7, 2010 by Kelly

Physics
An airplane is flying with an air velocity of 850 km/h at 34 degrees n of e. The wind is blowing at 100 km/h at 20 degrees s of e. Find the ground velocity of the airplane.
September 26, 2012 by Taylor

calculus
An airplane is flying at 550 km/h on a heading of 080 degrees. The wind is blowing at 60 km/h from a bearing of 120 degrees. Find the ground velocity of the airplane and include the new bearing.
February 14, 2010 by Sam

physics
An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 490 km/h. If its wings are tilted at 44° to the horizontal, what is the radius of the circle in which the plane is flying? Assume that the required force is procided entirely by an "aerodynamic lift" that is ...
September 28, 2010 by annamaria

math
after take off an airplane is flying at a height of 8,000 feet above ground.It has traveled a distance of 10,000 feet from the airport.if sam was to spot under the airplane ,how far would he have to travel?
January 27, 2009 by jennifer

physics
an airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 430 km/h if its wings are tilted 40 degrees to the horizontal what is the radius of the circle in which the plane is flying? assume that the required force is provided entirely by an "aerodynamic lift" that is ...
May 27, 2009 by chelsea

trig
An aifplane is flying on a compass heading (bearing) of 170* at 460 mph. A wind is blowing with the bearing 200* at 80mph. a) Find the component form of the velocity of the airplane. b) Find the actual ground speed and direction of the airplane.
May 25, 2011 by ale

TRIG
An airplane flying at 550 miles per hour has a bearing of 53°. After flying for 2.5 hours, how far north and how far east will the plane have traveled from its point of departure? I'm having a REALLY hard time with this one. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. Can someone walk ...
October 16, 2012 by Daisy

Dynamics, Math
a plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 420m. A bomb was released, how far horizontally point bomb hit the ground?
March 19, 2013 by Jenny

Dynamics, Math
a plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 420m. A bomb was released, how far horizontally point bomb hit the ground?
March 19, 2013 by Jenny

Physics
A 15 kg model airplane flies horizontally at point A that is 20 m about point B. It has a speed of 19.993 m/s at point A. It then flies horizontally at point B. If the loss of potential energy is reflected as an increase in kinetic energy, what is the speed of the model ...
November 17, 2011 by Brooke

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

geometry
from an airplane flying 7000 feet above the ground the angle of depression to the base of the control tower is 19 degrees. find the distance from a point on the ground directly beneath the airplane to the control tower.
June 3, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
A pigeon flying horizontally at a speed of 16.0 m/s drops a stolen Rolex watch. The timepiece falls to the ground in 2.90s. (a) What was the watsh's altitude when it was dropped? (b) how far horizontally did it travel before it smashed into the deck?
February 16, 2011 by girl

maths --plse help me..
The pilot of an aircraft flying horizontally at a speed of 1200 Km/hr observes an angle of depression of a point on the ground changes from 30 degree to 45 degree in 15 seconds. Find the height of the aircraft at which it is flying?
December 13, 2012 by Meenakshi

Physics
An airplane is flying due south with a velocity of 26.0 m/s. a. If there is a tailwind of 27.0 m/s, what is the magnitude and direction of the actual velocity of the airplane? (a tailwind blows in the same direction as the motion of the airplane) b. If there is a headwind of ...
June 21, 2014 by sci-physics

Trig.
An airplane flying at 600 miles per hour has a bearing of 52 degrees. After flying for 1.5 hours, how far north and how far east will the plane have traveled from point of departure? (I'm not sure how to convert miles into degrees or if that's even the right thing to do)
December 21, 2009 by Sam

Physics
agent dave, flying a constant 215 km/hr horizontally in a low - flying helicopter wants to drop a small explosive onto a master criminal automobile travelling 155km/hr on a level highway 78m below. At what angle (with the horizontal) should the car be in his sights when the ...
October 22, 2013 by Jill

Physics
agent dave, flying a constant 215 km/hr horizontally in a low - flying helicopter wants to drop a small explosive onto a master criminal automobile travelling 155km/hr on a level highway 78m below. At what angle (with the horizontal) should the car be in his sights when the ...
October 22, 2013 by Jill

algebra
an airplane is flying at an altitude of 3200 feet. an air- traffic controller in the tower keeps constant track of the planes distance from the tower in X feet. express the horizontal distance from the tower to a point directly below the airplane,d, in terms of X.
September 5, 2012 by amber

PHYSICS
A plane flying horizontally at 180 m/s drops a box just as it crosses a coastline. The box lands 3 kilometers from the coast. - At what height is the plane flying? - How long it takes to the box to reach the ground ?
March 22, 2014 by LEZA91

physics
Spymaster Paul, flying a constant 215 km/h horizontally in a low flying helicopter, wants to drop secret documents into his contact's open car which is traveling 155 km/h on a level highway 78.0 m below. At what angle ( to the horizontal) should the car be in his sights when ...
September 14, 2011 by Danielle

physics urgent
an airplane is flying horizontally over ocean at the speed of 200 meters/seconds and at the altiude of 2000 meters.the pilot drops a flare. A. how many second after release does the flare hit the water? b.At what distance from point p,directly under point of release does the ...
April 1, 2011 by tim

physics
The velocity of sound in the atmosphere is c=300 m/s. An airplane is traveling with velocity v=600 m/s at an altitude of h=8 km over an observer. How far horizontally past the observer in kilometers will the plane be when the observer first hears the noise of the airplane?
April 21, 2013 by help

Trig
An airplane is flying on a compass heading (bearing) of 340 degrees at 325 mph. A wind is blowing with the bearing 320 degrees at 40 mph. Find the component form of the velocity of the airplane. then find the actual ground speed and direction of the plane
December 17, 2010 by K

Physics
An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 514.8 km/h. The plane is banked for this turn, its wings tilted at an angle of 41.6° from the horizontal. Assume that a lift force acting perpendicular to the wings acts on the aircraft as it moves through the air. ...
September 26, 2012 by Tara

trigonometry HARD!!
An airplane flies due north from a starting point at 234.6 mph for 40 minutes. Then turns flying 20 minutes at 252 mph in the direction N 20 degree 31 minutes East. How many miles is the airplane from the starting point?
May 4, 2010 by jake

science**
which of the following situations would be mist similar to an electrical current passing through a metal wire in a closed circuit? A. hot water moving through a pipe B. an automobile traveling through a tunnel C. an airplane flying through clouds D. a flying pan heating up on ...
July 15, 2011 by Anonymous

science**
which of the following situations would be mist similar to an electrical current passing through a metal wire in a closed circuit? A. hot water moving through a pipe B. an automobile traveling through a tunnel C. an airplane flying through clouds D. a flying pan heating up on ...
July 15, 2011 by Anonymous

math
On each flight, an airplane is filled with 10 quarts of oil. The airline adds an additional (1/2) quart of oil for each planned hour of flying. Write an equation that can be used to determine the planned flying time, h , in hours, for an air plane filled with 13 quarts of oil.
March 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
An airplane is flying in a horizontal circle at a speed of 482 km⁄h. The wings of the plane are tilted at 38.2° with respect to the horizontal as shown in the figure below. Find the radius of the circle in which the plane is flying. Assume that the centripetal force is ...
February 23, 2014 by Chrxeyshthoufov

Physics
An airplane whose air speed is 600 mi/h is flying perpendicularly to jet stream whose speed relative to the Earth's surface is 100 mi/h. What is the airplane's speed relative to the Earth?
May 20, 2014 by student 2017

8th grade math
An airplane flies from New Orleans to Atlanta at a rate of 320mph. The airplane then returns at a rate of 280mph. The total travel time is 3 hours. What is the flying time from New Orleans to Atlanta?
October 20, 2009 by viv

8th grade math
An airplane flies from New Orleans to Atlanta at a rate of 320mph. The airplane then returns at a rate of 280mph. The total travel time is 3 hours. What is the flying time from New Orleans to Atlanta?
October 20, 2009 by viv

Algebra
This is soooo confusing! An airplane flies from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Atlanta, Georgia, at an average rate of 320 miles per hour. The airplane then returns at an average rate of 280 miles per hour. The total travel time is 3 hours. A. Define a variable for the flying time...
October 14, 2011 by Tim

Physics
An airplane needs to drop a package at a specified drop site. The airplane cruises 5.00 x 10^3 meters above the ground at 350.0 km/hr. Assuming that there is no wind blowing and that the plane is flying in a direction that will take it exactly over the drop site, at what ...
April 21, 2014 by TLP

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