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A pilot wishes to reach an airport 350 Km due east from his present position. The wind is blowing from N25degreesE with a speed of 80Km/h and the planes airspeed is 400 km/h. What ground speed and what heading should the pilot steer to reach the airport? How many minutes will of take the plane to reach the airport?

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    This is not calculus, it is vector math. Work it as a Algebra II vector problem, breaking it into components. Most in the real world of navigation would do this graphically.

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