Paper Airplane and Wind
Name: Emin O.
Does a paper airplane elevate faster with head wind or
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.
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Update: June 2012