Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 10 - Think and Explain: 43

Answer

The crate lands beyond the Porsche, in the same direction that the plane is flying.

Work Step by Step

The crate has a horizontal velocity component, v, when it is dropped from the plane. While the crate is dropping, the horizontal velocity component carries it a distance vt.
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