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

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  1. Physics

    An aeroplane's compass indicates that it is headed due to North, and it airspeed indicator shows that is moving through the air at 24 0 km/h. If there is a 100 km/h wind from west to east. In what direction should the pilot head to travel due north? What

  2. 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?

  3. 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

  4. physics

    You're in an airplane that flies horizontally with speed 860 km/h (240 m/s ) when an engine falls off. Neglecting air resistance, assume it takes 26 s for the engine to hit the ground. Hight of airplane is: H = 3.3 km horizontal distance that the aircraft

  5. Physics

    A pilot wishes to fly 450 km due south in 3 hours. A wind is blowing from the west at 50 km/hr. By means of a vector diagram, compute the proper heading and speed that the pilot must choose to achieve this objective.

  6. 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

  7. Calculus

    The pilot of an airplane that flies with an airspeed of 800 km/h wishes to travel to a city 800 km due east. There is a 80 km/h wind FROM the northeast a) what should the plane's heading be? b) How long will the trip take?

  8. 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)

  9. 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

  10. 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?

  11. 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?

  12. 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.

  13. 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?

  14. pre-calculus

    A pilot wishes to fly on course 290 with an air speed of 300 knots when the wind blows from 224 at 18 knots. Find the drift angle to the nearest hundredth of a degree.

  15. math, trigonometry

    a plane starts from a point P and flies 240km on a bearing of 120degrees to Q. At Q the plane makes a 90degree turn and flies back 100km on a bearing of 210degrees to R. At R the plane again changes direction and flies back to P. The direct distance, in

  16. math

    Robin flies to San Francisco from LA in 4 hours. she flies back in 3 hours. if the wind is blowing from the north at velocity of 20mph during both flights, what was the airspeed of the plane (it's speed in the air)?

  17. Physics

    An airplane flies at airspeed (relative to the air) of 250 km/h . The pilot wishes to fly due North (relative to the ground) but there is a 65 km/h wind blowing Southwest (direction 225◦ ). In what direction should the pilot head the plane (measured

  18. 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)

  19. calc 3

    A pilot is flying a Cessna airplane at 180 mph (airspeed).He would like to fly in the direction N45W, but there is a 32 mph wind in the S60W direction.What direction should the pilot set his course for in order to fly along his desired track? What will his

  20. calculus 3

    A pilot is flying a Cessna airplane at 180 mph (airspeed).He would like to fly in the direction N45W, but there is a 32 mph wind in the S60W direction.What direction should the pilot set his course for in order to fly along his desired track? What will his

  21. Mathematics

    A pilot flies a plane that averages approximately 210 km/hr. The plane leaves point A at a bearing of 40 degrees and flies two hours to point B. After a brief stop the plane leaves point B at a bearing of 125 degrees and flies for another 30 minutes before

  22. 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.

  23. PHYSICS

    Two planes fly from toronto to philadelphia. Plane a flies via pittsburgh whereas passenger on plane B have a direct flight. Pittsburgh is 350km due south of Toronto and 390km due west of Philadelphia. The airspeed of both planes is 400km/h and a steady

  24. 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

  25. physics

    An airplane whose airspeed is 295 km/h flies parallel to the direction of a wind with a speed of 40.0 km/h. What are the two possible speeds of the plane relative to the ground?

  26. 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?

  27. 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?

  28. 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?

  29. 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?

  30. calculus III

    What heading (or direction) and airspeed (speed in still air) are required for an airplane to fly 837 mph due north if a wind of 63 mph is blowing in the direction of S 11.5 degrees E?

  31. Physics

    The captain of a plane wishes to proceed due west. The cruising speed of the plane is 245 m/s relative to the air. A weather report indicates that a 38.0 m/s wind is blowing from south to north. In what direction should the pilot head the plane relative to

  32. 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

  33. algebra

    making linear equation from word problem An airspeed indicator on aircraft is affected by changes in atmospheric pressure at different altitudes. A pilot can estimate the true airspeed by observing the indicated airspeed and adding it about 2% for every

  34. 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?

  35. 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

  36. Physics

    An airplane flies at airspeed (relative to the air) of 250 km/h. The pilot wishes to fly due North (relative to the ground) but there is a 55 km/h wind blowing Southwest (direction 225◦). In what direction should the pilot head the plane (measured

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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?

  40. 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?

  41. calculus 3

    A pilot is flying a Cessna airplane at 180 mph (airspeed).He would like to fly in the direction N45W, but there is a 32 mph wind in the S60W direction.What direction should the pilot set his course for in order to fly along his desired track? What will his

  42. 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.

  43. 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?

  44. Physics

    A pilot must fly his plane to a town which is 200km from his starting point in a direction 30degrees N of E. He must make the trip in 1/2 h. An 80km/h wind blows in a direction 30degrees E of S. Find the speed of the plane relative to air. I found the

  45. Gr. 12 Physics

    A pilot must fly his plane to a town which is 200km from his starting point in a direction 30degrees N of E. He must make the trip in 1/2 h. An 80km/h wind blows in a direction 30degrees E of S. Find the speed of the plane relative to air. I found the

  46. Math

    An airplane needs to head due north, but there is a wind blowing from the southwest at 85 km/hr. The plane flies with an airspeed of 550 km/hr. To end up flying due north, how many degrees west of north will the pilot need to fly the plane? Round to the

  47. Science -physics

    An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west.a wind of80.0km/hris blowing toward the south . a)if the speed of the plane (it's speed in still air)is 320.0km/hr ,in which direction should the pilot head? And what is the speed of the plane over the ground

  48. 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

  49. 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.

  50. Calculus

    An aircraft pilot wishes to fly from an airfield to a point lying S20oE from the airfield. There is a wind blowing from N80oE at 45 km/h. The airspeed of the plane will be 550 km/h. (a) What direction should the pilot steer the plane (to whole degree)?

  51. Calculus and Vectors

    An aircraft pilot wishes to fly from an airfield to a point lying S20oE from the airfield. There is a wind blowing from N80oE at 45 km/h. The airspeed of the plane will be 550 km/h. (a) What direction should the pilot steer the plane (to whole degree)?

  52. trig

    An airplane pilot wishes to maintain a true course in the direction 250° with a ground speed of 400 mi/hr when the wind is blowing directly north at 60 mi/hr. Approximate the required airspeed and compass heading

  53. Physics

    An jet flies between two points on the ground that are 500 km apart with an airspeed of 200 m/s. The destination is directly north of the point of origin of the flight.. If a constant wind blows at 10 m/s toward the west during the flight, what direction

  54. Physics 11

    An airplane flies at 500km/hr, there is a wind kf 50.0km/h(N).if the pilot wants to fly due east, calculate the direction that the plane is heading. Thanks.

  55. Math

    An aircraft pilot wishes to fly from an airfield to a point lying S20oE from the airfield. There is a wind blowing from N80oE at 45 km/h. The airspeed of the plane will be 550 km/h. (a) What direction should the pilot steer the plane (to whole degree)?

  56. Physics

    A plane flies horizontally at constant ground speed v=720km/h. The pilot is informed by an air traffic controller that he must immediately change his direction of flight while keeping the same altitude. The pilot performs a turning maneuver by rolling the

  57. pre-cal

    a pilot wants to fly on a bearing of 66.4 degrees. by flying due east, he finds that a 57-mph wind, blowing from the south, puts him on course. Find the airspeed of the plane. Sketch this. He flys east unknown speed. The plane goes at 66.4, unknown speed.

  58. Physics

    A pilot wants to fly west. If the plane has an airspeed of 95 m/s and there is a 25 m/s wind blowing north: A. In what direction must she head the plane? B. What will be her speed relative to the ground? C. How far will the plane go in 2.25 h? Can you

  59. Physics

    A pilot wants to fly directly north to an airport 500 km away. His speed relative to the air is 100 km/h. Howevere there is a 40 km/h cross wind blowing from west to east. At what angle relative to the south north direction should he fly to arrive at the

  60. 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?

  61. 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?

  62. 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?

  63. 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?

  64. 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?

  65. Physics

    What is the airspeed relative to the ground of an airplane with an airspeed of 120km/h when it is in a 90-km/h crosswind?

  66. 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?

  67. 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?

  68. 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

  69. 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.

  70. 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.

  71. Maths

    please help me answer this question: A pilot sets to fly from B to A and wishes to set a course to offset a 32 km/h easterly wind.The aircraft can fly at the speed of 800km/h in still air. A is 256 from B in a bearing of 330 degrees. a)on what course must

  72. 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

  73. Algebra

    The cruising speed of an airplane is 150 mph. You plan to hire the plan for a 3 hour sightseeing trip. You instruct the pilot to fly as far north as she can and still return to the airport at the end of the allotted time. How far north should the pilot fly

  74. Physics

    An airplane flies due north at 240 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? Answers to Find: km/h = ? ° east of north = ?

  75. Physics

    An airliner is at point A and is trying to fly to point B, which is 1000 km due North of point A. The pilot of the airliner wishes to reach point B in 2.5 hr. A wind is blowing from the Northwest (45 degrees) at 100 km/hr. In what direction and at what

  76. 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

  77. 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?

  78. 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

  79. 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

  80. Math

    An airplane leaves an airport,flies due north for 2 hours at 500 km/h. It then flies on a bearing of 53 degree at 300 km/h for 90 minutes. Find the bearing of the plane from the airport. If it takes the airplane 150 minutes to fly back to the airport,find

  81. 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

  82. 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?

  83. Physics

    An airplane normally flies at 280 km/h. What is its airspeed if it experiences 80 km/hr headwind?

  84. Physics

    An airplane normally flies at 280 km/h. What is its airspeed if it experiences 80 km/hr headwind?

  85. calculus iii

    What heading (or direction) and airspeed (speed in still air) are required for an airplane to fly 837 mph due north if a wind of 63 mph is blowing in the direction of S 11.5 degrees E?

  86. Physics

    A pilot wishes to fly to a point 450 km due south in 3 hours. A windis blowing from the west at 50 km/hr. By means of a vector diagram, compute the proper heading and speed that the pilot must choose to achieve this objective.

  87. 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

  88. 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

  89. science

    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.

  90. Physics

    An aeroplane flies horizontally at 80m/s in still air. If the aviator wishes to fly due south and the wind is blowing from 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?

  91. 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

  92. Physics

    an airplane has a velocity of 499 km/h relative to the moving air. at the same time, a wind blows northward with a speed of 87 km/h relative to the earth. the airplane is moving in an easterly direction relative to the earth. find speed of airplane to

  93. 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.

  94. Calculus

    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 80 Km/h and the planes airspeed is 400 Km/h. What ground speed and what heading should the pilot steer to reach the airport?

  95. Geom./Trig.

    an airplane flies directly overhead at 540mph. 1 minute later is seen at an angle of elevation of 34 degrees. how far did the airplane fly during that time? what is the elevation of the plane?

  96. calculus

    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?

  97. Physics

    2 Dimensional Motion-Kinematics QS 1: An airplane wishes to travel 800 km northeast of a starting point. There is a wind blow towards the east at 100km/h. Assuming the maximum speed of the plane in still air is 500km/h, a: what course should the pilot

  98. Trig

    a pilot wishes to fly on a course bearing 45 and with a ground speed of 600 km per hour. If a wind is blowing from the southwest (bearing 315) at 80 km per hour. What must be the heading and air speed of the aircraft?

  99. SCIENCE

    A pilot of a light plane heads due north at air speed of 400km/h and wind is blowing from the west at a 60km/h.what is

  100. 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

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