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# Problem: A jet airplane with a 75.0 m wingspan is flying at 280 m/s. (a) What emf is induced between wing tips if the vertical component of the Earth's field is 3.00x10-5 T?(b) Is the emf of this magnitude likely to have any consequences?

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Motional emf:

$\overline{){{\mathbf{\epsilon }}}_{\mathbf{i}\mathbf{n}\mathbf{d}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{B}}{\mathbf{v}}{\mathbf{L}}}$

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###### Problem Details

A jet airplane with a 75.0 m wingspan is flying at 280 m/s.

(a) What emf is induced between wing tips if the vertical component of the Earth's field is 3.00x10-5 T?

(b) Is the emf of this magnitude likely to have any consequences?