# A light plane attains an airspeed of 460 km/h. The pilot sets out for a destination 800 km to the north but discovers that the plane must be headed 15° east of north to fly there directly. The plane arrives in 1.959 h. What was the i-component of the wind velocity vector (in km/h)? What was the j-component of the wind velocity vector?

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A light plane attains an airspeed of 460 km/h. The pilot sets out for a destination 800 km to the north but discovers that the plane must be headed 15° east of north to fly there directly. The plane arrives in 1.959 h. What was the i-component of the wind velocity vector (in km/h)?

What was the j-component of the wind velocity vector?

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