Re: Flying High ?

Date:         13 Mar 98 03:35:11 
From: (David Tyler)
Organization: Air Force Phillips Lab.
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Stuart Bruff <> writes:

>Chris Pitzel wrote:
>> The earth's gravitational attraction decreases
>> For example, I weigh roughly 130 pounds at sea level, yet I
>> would only weigh perhaps 110 pounds at 40k feet.

>I think that may be a little optimistic

well...  maybe if he were weighing himself at 40k ft in a dive...  :)

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