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Problem 28DQ

Airports at high elevations have longer runways for takeoffs and landings than do airports at sea level. One reason is that aircraft engines develop less power in the thin air well above sea level. What is another reason?

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Solution 28DQ Step 1: Since the air is thin above the sea level, the density will be very less. Since, the density is very less, the frictional force due to air will be comparatively...

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