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Steven SnyderSteven Snyder
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Last but not least.

Question 5: You need to reverse direction and you want to conserve energy … or, you are in a rope break scenario shortly after takeoff (above 200 ft AGL) and you have decided it is safe to make an approximately 210ºturn and return to the runway, what angle of bank and airspeed will lose the least amount of altitude for ALL gliders?

A. 20º of bank and level flight minimum sink speed

B. 30º of bank and level flight minimum sink speed plus 5%

C. 35º of bank and level flight minimum sink speed plus 7.5%

D. 45º of bank and level flight minimum sink speed plus 18.9%

E. 60º of bank and level flight minimum sink speed plus 20%

F. I do not have a clue