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Name: Emin O.
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Does a paper airplane elevate faster with head wind or tail wind???



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Emin -

It depends on whether you measure the rise compared to the clock or to the distance covered over the ground. Once released, a head wind has no effect on the rate (time, that is) of climb. A head wind will decrease the distance covered over the ground to climb a given distance. This holds true to bigger airplanes, also.

Larry Krengel



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