# 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 affects the plane?

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**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...

**Physics**

A plane flies at 220 km/h toward the south as observed by a person on the ground. The airplane pilot measures an air velocity of 2.8 x 105 m/h south. What is the velocity of the wind that affects the plane?

**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?

**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 ...

**Physics**

1) Imagine you were to walk 12 km 25 degrees North of East. If you could only walk south and west to get back to the point that you started from, how far would you have to walk? 2) An airplane has a velocity of 70 m/s [50 degrees W of N] with respect to the air. A person on ...

**physics**

If an airplane propeller rotates at 1570 rev/min while the airplane flies at a speed of 333 km/h relative to the ground, what is the linear speed of a point on the tip of the propeller, at radius 1.97 m, as seen by (a) the pilot and (b) an observer on the ground? The plane's ...

**Physics**

The pilot of a plane measures an air velocity of 186 km/h south. An observer on the ground sees the plane pass overhead at a velocity of 102 km/h toward the north. A.) What is the velocity of the wind that is aﬀecting the plane? Let north be positive. Answer in units of...

**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.

**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 ...

**math**

An airplane travels with a speed of 145 mph in calm air. the wind is blowing with a velocity of 23 mph from N72degreesE. If the plane is headed in a direction N63W, find the magnitude of the speed and the direction of the airplane with reference to the ground. In what ...

**Physics**

An airplane pilot tries to fly directly east with a velocity of 800.0 km/h. If wind comes from the southwest at 80.0 km/h, what is the relative velocity of the airplane to the surface of Earth?

**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?

**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.

**Physics**

Michael flies in an airplane due north to Michigan. The pilot encounters a direct crosswind from the west of 120 mph. What direction must the pilot steer in order to end up with a resultant of due north and average velocity of 120 mph? Measure and calculate the speed of the ...

**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.

**physics**

An airplane of mass 1.6 x 10^4 kg is moving at 58 m/s. The pilot then revs up the engine so that the forward thrust by the air around the propeller becomes 7.0 x 10^4 N. If the force exerted by air resistance on the body of the airplane has a magnitude of 6.0 x 10^4 N, find ...

**physics**

An airplane flies toward 124° at 525 km/h. What is the component of the plane's velocity (a) toward 90°? km/h (b) toward 180°? km/h

**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?

**mastering physics**

An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 90.0 km/h is blowing toward the south.If the airspeed of the plane (its speed in still air) is 305.0 km/h , in which direction should the pilot head?

**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?

**physics**

Suppose an airplane is flying in air with a speed of u=100m/s . The wind is from the south west with a velocity of v= 70m/s what direction should the airplane head in order to fly directly north ( with respect to the ground)? Give the angle in degrees of west of north what is ...

**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 ...

**Physics**

An airplane is heading 20degree north flying at 200km/hr relative to the air. Simultaneously the wind carries the plane 10degree, east of south at the speed of 60km/hr. (a) find the velocity of the plane relative to the ground. (b) find the component (east and south) of the ...

**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?

**Physics**

An airplane pilot checks her instruments and finds that the air speed of the plane is 325 km/h. the instruments show that the plane is pointed in a direction (S 30 W). A radio report indicates that the wind velocity is 80 km/h (W). What is the velocity of the plane relative to...

**Physics**

An airplane of mass 1.3 104 kg is moving at 64 m/s. The pilot then revs up the engine so that the forward thrust by the air around the propeller becomes 7.2 104 N. If the force exerted by air resistance on the body of the airplane has a magnitude of 4.0 104 N, find the speed ...

**Physics**

Find th resultant and speed direction of the airplane relative to the ground.... AN airplane is heading west at velocity 950km/hr and wind is blowing northward at velocity of 55.o km/hr

**Physics**

An airplane has an airspeed of 950 km/h due east. There is a crosswind blowing in a direction of 550 south of east at 85 km/h. Calculate the velocity of the airplane relative to the ground.

**science**

Your airplane just ran out of gas. Your plane is falling at a velocity of 80m/sec down. At that velocity, how long will it take your airplane to reach the ground?

**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?

**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?

**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?

**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?

**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?

**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?

**physics**

After flying for 13 min in a wind blowing 44 km/h at an angle of 21° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 53 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?

**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?

**physics**

An airplane of a certain density and shape flies at a constant speed. To do so, it must fly with a certain velocity v0. If the size of the airplane is scaled up in length, width, and height by a factor of two, it can only fly above a new velocity v1. What is v1/v0? Details ...

**physics**

What is the ground velocity of an airplane if its air velocity is 800 km/h [E] and the wind velocity is 60 km/h [42 E of N]?

**science**

(a) An airplane flies at constant speed along a straight line at an angle of 30' with the horizontal. The weight of the airplane is 80000 N and its engine provides a thrust of 100000 N in the direction of flight. Determine the lift force perpendicular to the airplane's wings ...

**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. ...

**Physics**

An airplane of a certain density and shape flies at a constant speed. To do so, it must fly with a certain velocity v0. If the size of the airplane is scaled up in length, width, and height by a factor of two, it can only fly above a new velocity v1. What is v1/v0?

**Vectors**

An airplane takes off at a ground velocity of 200 km/h toward the east, climbing at an angle of 14 degrees. A 20-km/h wind is blowing from the north. Determine the resultant air and ground velocities and their magnitudes.

**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. ...

**physics**

can someone take me through this vector combination question please an airplane is observed to be flying at a speed of 600km/h. The planes nose points west. The winds velcoity is 40km/h 45degrees west of south. Find the air planes velocity relative to the ground.

**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 ...

**math**

An airplane is flying from Montreal to Vancouver. The wind is blowing from the west at 60km/hour. The airplane flies at an airspeed of 750km/h and must stay on a heading of 65 degrees west of north. A) what heading should the pilot take to compensate for the wind? B) what is ...

**Quick Physics Check**

2. Which of the following examples does not show projectile motion? A. a tennis ball bounces across the net B. a ball is thrown at a downward angle toward a target on the ground C. a feather drifts to the ground D. a horseshoe is pitched at a stake Is it C? 3. Which of the ...

**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. ...

**cpcc**

a small plane is traveling due south a t a velocity of 90 m/s. It suddenly encounters a tailwind of 27 m/s heading due south. what is The "air velocity" of the plan stays the same....but what is the resultant velocity (aka..."ground velocity") of the aircraft?

**physics**

The velocity of an airplane with respect to the ground is 200 m/s at an angle of 30 degrees NORTH of EAST. The velocity of the airplane with respect to the air is 150 m/s at an angle of 60 degrees NORTH of EAST. What is the velocity of the air with respect to the ground?

**Physics**

An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 80km/hr is blowing towards the south. a) If the speed of llane in air is 320km/hr, in which direction should the pilot head? b) What is the speed of plane over the ground? (Illustrate with diagram)

**Physics**

A flight controller determines that an airplane is 34.0mi south of him. Half an hour later, the same plane is 42.0mi northwest of him. The general direction of the airplane’s velocity is? If the plane is flying with constant velocity, what is the direction of its velocity ...

**calculus**

A small airplane has an air speed of The pilot wishes to fly to a destination that is 480 km due west from the plane’s present location. There is a wind from the south.

**Physics**

An airplane has a velocity of 580 km/h relative to the moving air. At the same time, a wind blows northward with a speed of 92 km/h relative to earth. The airplane is moving in an easterly direction relative to earth. Find the speed of the airplane to relative to earth (answer...

**physics**

A pilot wants the heading of an airplane to be 45º east of north. The wind is from 270º at 32 km/h, and the speed of the airplane through the air is 320 km/h. The pilot should maintain a heading of approximately?

**math**

two airplanes depart simultaneously from an airport.One flies due south, the other flies due east at a rate 20 mi/h faster than that of the other airplane. After one hour , radar indicates that the airplanes are approximately 450 mi apart. What is the ground speed of each ...

**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?

**math**

A new passenger airplane is flying from Vancouver heading overseas to Asia. The wind is blowing from the west at 90 km/h. The airplane is flying at a speed of 950 km/h and must stay on a heading of south 60 degrees west A) What heading should the pilot take to compensate for ...

**Calculus**

An airplane is heading due east with an airspeed of 220km/h when it encounters a wind from the south at 76km/h. What is the direction of the resultant velocity of the airplane The answer is E19.06°N but I don't know how

**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?

**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?

**Physics**

An airplane flies at airspeed (relative to the air) of 470 km/h . The pilot wishes to fly due North (relative to the ground) but there is a 64 km/h wind blowing Southwest (direction 225◦). In what direction should the pilot head the plane (measured clockwise from North...

**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 ...

**physics**

An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 82.0 km/h is blowing toward the south. If the airspeed of the plane (its speed in still air) is 380.0 km/h, in which direction should the pilot head? This is what I did. I let theta = arcsin(82.0/380.0) theta = 12 degrees ...

**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 ...

**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 ...

**Math**

A model airplane is shot up from a platform 1 foot above the ground with an initial upward velocity of 56 feet per second. The height of the airplane above ground after t seconds is given by the equation h=-16t^+56t+1, where h is the height of the airplane in feet and t is the...

**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.

**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)?

**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)?

**Physics**

An airplane flies clockwise around an airport control tower at a speed of 190 m/s. If that control tower is 8 km from the airplane at all times, what is the plane’s angular velocity (magnitude and direction)?

**Physics**

On the map, let the +x-axis point east and the +y-axis north. An airplane flies at 990 km/h northwestward direction (i.e., midway between north and west). Find the components of its velocity. Repeat for the case when the plane flies due south at the same speed.

**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 ...

**Physics**

An airplane dropping supplies to northern villages that are isolated by severe blizzards and cannot be reached by land vehicles. The airplane is flying at an altitude of 785m and at a constant horizontal velocity of 53.5 m/s. At what horizontal distance before the drop point ...

**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 ...

**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.

**Physics**

During takeoff, an airplane climbs with a speed of 180m/s at an angle of 42 degrees above the horizontal. The speed and direction of the airplane constitute a vector quantity known as the velocity. The sun is shining overhead. How fast is the shadow of the plane moving along ...

**Physics**

A woman in a car on a level road sees an airplane traveling in the same direction that is climbing at an angle of 30 degrees above the horizontal. By driving 110 km/h she is able to stay directly below the airplane. What is the airplane's velocity?

**physics**

During takeoff, an airplane climbs with a speed of 140 m/s at an angle of 42 degrees above the horizontal. The speed and direction of the airplane constitute a vector quantity known as the velocity. The sun is shining directly overhead. How fast is the shadow of the plane ...

**Physics**

During takeoff, an airplane climbs with a speed of 110 m/s at an angle of 44 degrees above the horizontal. The speed and direction of the airplane constitute a vector quantity known as the velocity. The sun is shining directly overhead. How fast is the shadow of the plane ...

**physics**

During takeoff, an airplane climbs with a speed of 120 m/s at an angle of 33 degrees above the horizontal. The speed and direction of the airplane constitute a vector quantity known as the velocity. The sun is shining directly overhead. How fast is the shadow of the plane ...

**Physics**

An airplane flies at an airspeed of 445km/hr. The pilot wants to fly 785km to the north. She knows that she must head 18.0° east of north to fly directly there. If the plane arrives in 1.97hr, find the magnitude of the wind velocity vector.

**Pre cal**

1. An airplane flies 200 km on course 110 degrees from point A to point B. At point B the pilot changes course to 37 degrees. The plane then flies 100 km to point C. Find the magnitude of the net displacement from A to C. 2. A plane is flying on a bearing of 25 degrees west of...

**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.

**Physics/trig**

During takeoff, an airplane climbs with a speed of 300 m/s at an angle of 36 degrees above the horizontal. The speed and direction of the airplane constitute a vector quantity known as the velocity. The sun is shining directly overhead. How fast is the shadow of the plane ...

**Physics**

An airplane has a velocity of v=(5m/s)i + (4m/s)j at t1= 3s. For the time interval from t1=3 seconds to t2=13s the average acceleration is a= (.5m/s^2)i + (.2m/s^2)j. At 13s find the magnitude and direction of the velocity of the airplane.

**Physics**

An airplane has a velocity of v=(5m/s)i + (4m/s)j at t1= 3s. For the time interval from t1=3 seconds to t2=13s the average acceleration is a= (.5m/s^2)i + (.2m/s^2)j. At 13s find the magnitude and direction of the velocity of the airplane.

**science**

An airplane flies at 200km/hr. What is the velocity?

**science**

An airplane pilot sets a compass course due west and maintains an airspeed of 225km/h . After flying for a time of 0.520h , she finds herself over a town a distance 122km west and a distance 15km south of her starting point. Part A Find the magnitude of the wind velocity. v = ...

**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.

**physics**

An airplane is doing a vertical loop in the air. The airplane goes at a velocity of 320 and at the top of the loop, n=500N. The pilot weighs 62kg. calc the radius of the loop vertical loop, given: v=320, n at the top=510N, m=62kg i don't know what eqn i use to find the radius ...

**physics**

An airplane is doing a vertical loop in the air. The airplane goes at a velocity of 320 and at the top of the loop, n=500N. The pilot weighs 62kg. calc the radius of the loop vertical loop, given: v=320, n at the top=510N, m=62kg i don't know what eqn i use to find the radius ...

**physics**

You're in an airplane that flies horizontally with speed 830km/h (230m/s ) when an engine falls off. Neglecting air resistance, assume it takes 35s for the engine to hit the ground. Find the height of airplane. Find the horizontal distance that the aircraft engine falls.

**physics**

an airplane was moving with a velocity equal to 150 mph when the velocity was increased with uniform acceleration to 300 mph in 5 min. Calculate the number of miles the airplane traveled during that interval

**engineering**

an airplane was moving with a velocity equal to 300 mph when the velocity was increased with uniform acceleration to 600 mph in 5 min. calculate the number of miles the airplane traveled during that interval of time

**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.

**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. ...

**Science**

An airplane's speed in still air is 240 km/h. (a) If the pilot wishes the resultant motion of the plane to be due north when a 60 km/h wind is blowing the plane due east, in what direction should the plane be headed? (b) What will then be the resultant speed of the airplane ...

**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?