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Net force that acts on an airplane at take off

An airplane has a mass of 3.1 x 10^4 kg and takes off under the influence of a constant net force of 3.7 x 10^4 N. What is the net force that acts on the plane's 78-kg pilot?

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According to Newton's 2nd Law:
Force(F) = Mass(m) * Acceleration(a)

Now, let us first calculate the acceleration on the airplane. Its mass is 3.1*10^4 kg and it ...

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