Calculate how many g's (gravity accelerations) the glider pilot when turning the horizontal circles of radius 148 m flying at 95 km/h. Centripetal acceleration is proportional to the square of the speed and inversely proportional to the radius of rotation.

Consider a vertically acting gravity acceleration g=9.81 ms-1.

Correct answer:

x =  1.11 g

Step-by-step explanation:

 aC=rv2=4.705 m/s2 x=ga a2=g2+aC2 x=gg2+aC2 x=9.819.812+(14826.3892)2  x=1.11 g

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