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A pilot is 700 miles from an airport. The airport is located on a bearing of 050 degrees (NSOE) from the planes present position. The wind is blowing at 50 mph, northwest to southeast is 500 mph. . The planes airspeed Draw a picture of the situation. Then determine the direction that the plane should take so that it flies directly toward the airport. Assuming that the plane and the wind both continue at the same constant rates, determine when the plane will reach the airport.

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