The compound effect flight example

A One Degree difference – The Compound Effect

Imagine an airplane leaving from Los Angeles flying direct to Rome, Italy. The flight will take about 12 hours if the plane goes in a direct and straight line. But, if the nose of the airplane is pointed just 1 degree off course to the south, after 12 hours the plane will land somewhere in Read more about A One Degree difference – The Compound Effect[…]