O.k., ill carry my reductioadabsurdum one step more. i mount the entire state of california on a conveyor belt. initially my conveyor belt is at rest. i take off, climb to some high altitude, and then key my mike 4 times which sets the ground into motion. does my plane suddenly stop flying.Consult Now
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Dec 23, 2005 The key point to understand is that while the conveyor belt would cause the wheels to rotate in the opposite direction, the plane's propeller (or jets or whatever) pushing against air would still cause the plane to move forward as
Jan 30, 2008 So you take the Normal Ground Speed of the plane at take off (40 knots) and that the speed of the conveyor belt. There is nothing in that sentense about the speed of the plane durring the test. It simply asks if the plane can take off on a
Nov 02, 2007 The conveyor belt will likely apply a certain degree of drag to the aircraft, as it attempts to pull the aircraft backwards via the small amount of friction in the landing gear, but that would not be enough to prevent forward motion or takeoff..You could get an aircraft to stay still in relation to the rest of the world by replacing the
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Sep 21, 2009 It would have sat on that treadmill, struggling to take off until the batteries ran down. Yet, it easily could have had enough juice to allow it to take off on a normal runway (we'll never really know the answer to that). Since I see that a plane can indeed be made to hold still on a conveyor belt, the thrust behind it isn't what makes it take off.
The actual question the poster wanted to ask, and the one asked and answered by Mythbusters is this: an airplane is on a conveyor belt runway that can run backwards. The forward speed of the airplane is monitored and the conveyor belt is run backwards at that forward speed as the airplane tries to take off.
May 01, 2008 The conveyor belt could be running at Mach 200 in the wrong direction and it would still take off. The only thing the wheels do on a
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Feb 03, 2006 All the conveyor belt does is, as you correctly conclude, make the plane’s wheels spin madly. A thought experiment commonly cited in discussions of this question is to imagine you’re standing on a health-club treadmill in rollerblades while holding a
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Oct 13, 2016 Imagine a 747 is sitting on a conveyor belt, as wide and long as a runway. The conveyor belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the wheels, moving in the opposite direction. Can the plane take off? The practical answer is “yes”. A 747’s engines produce a quarter of a million pounds of thrust.
Dec 02, 2004 The conveyor belt wasn’t conveying, and a team of natives simply crawled into the machine to drag the sagging boxes and bags through. With a great frown, however, he pointed to a large camel bag
Aug 15, 2017 The question is: does forcing the tires to spin at the same speed as the conveyor belt cause more drag than engine thrust? If so, the plane won’t take off. Taking some typical real-world numbers, a 747 with a mass of 350,000 kg will have a normal force of 3.5 Million N. The four engines may produce a thrust of 1 Million N.
Dec 13, 2007 In fact, since the conveyor belt would drag along a bit of air due to simple friction the plane would actually get into the air _quicker_ than if it was taking off from a normal runway. The conveyor moving in the opposite direction would drag a bit of air backwards with it, increasing the relative airspeed of the wing and increasing its lift .
Mar 06, 2021 Can a plane take off on a conveyor belt? There's no way that plane could take off. The conveyor belt keeps pace with the speed of the plane, which means the plane remains stationary from the POV of an observer on the ground, and therefore cannot lift off.
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Plane on a Conveyor Belt. Myth: A plane on a conveyor belt, matching its takeoff speed in reverse, can't take off. This is a Internet meme popularized by sites like kottke.org.The original problem states that the conveyor belt matches the forward speed of the plane in reverse, but for this particular mythbusting they tested the conveyor belt moving at the plane's takeoff speed.
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Mar 06, 2021 March 6th, 2021. Can a 747 take off on a conveyor belt? Imagine a 747 is sitting on a conveyor belt, as wide and long as a runway. The conveyor belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the wheels, moving in the opposite direction. Can the plane take off? The practical answer is “yes”.
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Feb 06, 2008 O.K., I’ll carry my reductio-ad-absurdum one step more. I mount the entire state of california on a conveyor belt. Initially my conveyor belt is at rest. I take off, climb to some high altitude, and then key my mike 4 times which sets the ground into motion. Does my plane suddenly stop flying?
Jun 21, 2015 If the conveyor belt and the plane are moving in the same direction, it's as if you added speed to the plane. The plane would have more air forced over the top of the wing, meaning that air will speed up and create lower pressure: Bernoulli's principle. This means the plane would have more lift and take off easier and faster.
Aug 11, 2017 The question goes like this: “Imagine a 747 sitting on a large conveyor belt, as long and as wide as a runway. The conveyor belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the wheels, but run in
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Sep 09, 2008 Imagine a 747 is sitting on a conveyor belt, as wide and long as a runway. The conveyor belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the wheels, moving in the opposite direction. Can the plane take off? The practical answer is “yes”. A 747’s engines produce a quarter of a million pounds of thrust.