# physics

what is the effect on the speed of a fighter plane chasing another when it opens fire?what happens to the speed of pursuid plan when it returns the fire?

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1. I will be happy to critique your thinking on this. Consider not reality, I suspect your teacher wants you to look at newtons third law, and ignore the effect of air friction (very great) on the airplane.

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2. i don't know what is the answerof this question plzzzzzzz any one help me

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3. If both planes are fighters , they can only fire toward the front and thus a bullet fired forward will slow the plane down . If there is heavy automatic weapon , it can slow the aircraft considerably . However, if bullets are fired toward the rear , they will speed up the aircraft.

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