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hi,What is the terminal velocity for an F-16, or similar fighter jet, in an unpowered dive? Will an F-16 break the sound barrier if diving straight down with engines off? Consider a starting altitude of about 50,000 feet.I'm developing the physics portion of a flight sim game and when I drop a fighter jet ...
hi Ken,A pilot friend told me once that when you see a vapor trail in the sky made by a passenger jet, the vapor comes from the jet engines. Is this always true? Can large vapor trails come from the wings or other parts of a high-flying plane? Thanks.Gordon