Asked Mar 11, 2019

A plane with an airspeed of 190 mph is flying on a bearing of 120 degrees.  A wind is blowing from north to south at 15 mph.  What is the ground speed and actual bearing on the plane?


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Step 1

To calculate the (absolute) velocity vector , given the relative velocity vector

Step 2

The given data is represented in vector form . It is required to calculate the (absolute) velocity vector.

Step 3

Absolute velocity vector is determined...


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