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Calculating max dist to horizion?

PAPA FOX!

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Is there a formula for figuring out the distance to the horizion based on a certain altitude? Does anyone know how to calculate max distnace 2 aircraft would be visible based on both they're altitudes.



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PAPA FOX! said:
Is there a formula for figuring out the distance to the horizion based on a certain altitude? Does anyone know how to calculate max distnace 2 aircraft would be visible based on both they're altitudes.



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FN FAL said:
How far can a dog run into the woods?

Umm..........I'm going with half way, they he's headin' out!
 
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