p02_004

Fundamentals of Physics,Vol 1 (Chapters 1 - 20)

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4. If the plane (with velocity v ) maintains its present course, and if the terrain continues its upward slope of 4 . 3 , then the plane will strike the ground after traveling x = h tan θ = 35 m tan 4 . 3 = 465 . 5 m 0 . 465 km . This corresponds to a time of flight found from Eq. 2-2 (with
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Unformatted text preview: v = v avg since it is constant) t = ∆ x v = . 465 km 1300 km / h = 0 . 000358 h ≈ 1 . 3 s . This, then, estimates the time available to the pilot to make his correction....
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