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Helicopter Question
« on: January 29, 2016, 12:27:04 AM »
Gday chaps, Im a Re believer and ibam no genius, but I have a question for the RE, if I were in a helicopter and traveled directly upwards for an hour, with the rotational speed being around 1,600kmh, would I be that far away from my original position?
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Re: Helicopter Quesrion
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2016, 06:08:21 AM »
if I were in a helicopter and traveled directly upwards for an hour, with the rotational speed being around 1,600kmh

The rotational speed of what?

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Re: Helicopter Quesrion
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2016, 06:21:14 AM »
Gday chaps, Im a Re believer and ibam no genius, but I have a question for the RE, if I were in a helicopter and traveled directly upwards for an hour, with the rotational speed being around 1,600kmh, would I be that far away from my original position?

I am not sure if this site notifies you when people reply but I answered your question in the "questions for RE's" thread.

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Re: Helicopter Quesrion
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2016, 06:27:19 AM »
Gday chaps, Im a Re believer and ibam no genius, but I have a question for the RE, if I were in a helicopter and traveled directly upwards for an hour, with the rotational speed being around 1,600kmh, would I be that far away from my original position?
No.  You also have that same rotational speed, so you'll hover.

Re: Helicopter Quesrion
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2016, 06:45:07 PM »
Gday chaps, Im a Re believer and ibam no genius, but I have a question for the RE, if I were in a helicopter and traveled directly upwards for an hour, with the rotational speed being around 1,600kmh, would I be that far away from my original position?
No.  You also have that same rotational speed, so you'll hover.

It depends on her height and the amount of time she stays in the heli. She wont move all that fast if she were an inch over the ground, but if she were 5,000 feet in the air, then she would be moving faster, relative to the earth

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Re: Helicopter Quesrion
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2016, 02:51:03 AM »

It depends on her height and the amount of time she stays in the heli. She wont move all that fast if she were an inch over the ground, but if she were 5,000 feet in the air, then she would be moving faster, relative to the earth
Well, sure.  Obviously a greater elevation means a longer circumference to travel, thus she would have to speed up slightly, or slowly fall behind, just like taking the inside of a curve vs the outside.  I imagine it wouldn't be very noticeable over a short period of time even at 5,000 feet though.