Aircraft

The plane flies at altitude 6500 m. At the time of the first measurement was to see the elevation angle of 21° and the second measurement of the elevation angle of 46°.

Calculate the distance the plane flew between the two measurements.

Correct answer:

x =  10656.1 m

Step-by-step explanation:

x=x1x2=6500(tan211tan461)=10656.1 m



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