Work, Power, Energy & Human Powered Aircraft » CBSE Physics
Human-powered aircraft require a pilot to pedal, as in a bicycle, and produce a sustained power output of about 0.30 hp. The Gossamer Albatross flew across the English Channel on June 12, 1979, in 2h 49 min. (a) How much energy did the pilot expend during the flight? (b) How many Snickers candy bars (280 Cal per … Continue reading "Work, Power, Energy & Human Powered Aircraft"