Problem: An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 560 km/h . If a wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 80.0 km/h (average).Calculate magnitude of the planes velocity, relative to the ground.Calculate how far from its intended position it will be after 15.0 min if the pilot takes no corrective action. [Hint: First draw a diagram.]Calculate direction of the planes velocity, relative to the ground.

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An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 560 km/h . If a wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 80.0 km/h (average).

Calculate magnitude of the planes velocity, relative to the ground.

Calculate how far from its intended position it will be after 15.0 min if the pilot takes no corrective action. [Hint: First draw a diagram.]

Calculate direction of the planes velocity, relative to the ground.

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