Re: Aero eq.s

Spike Jones (
Sun, 21 Feb 1999 09:49:57 -0800

> IAN: Michael, can you point me to a physics

> book that explains how the atmosphere can
> enable an object to fall faster than the
> same object dropped in a vacuum? ... A
> few simple thought experiments confirm...

imagine a fighter jet flying upside down straight and level at high speed. pilot pulls back on the stick, jet accelerates downward at several g's. spike