Total energy = 1/2 mass * velocity (squared) + mass * gravity * height
Or, as we in the fighter community say: "Altitude is energy, speed is life."
posted on 11/24/2003 1:22:57 PM PST
Ah, what I wouldn't give to fly a vehicle capable of pulling more than enough G's to kill me for a living, just by executing a simple turn.
posted on 11/24/2003 1:26:28 PM PST
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