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Flying at 24000 feet over the ocean, you receive distress messages on the VHF distress frequency from an aircraft as it prepares to ditch. The final transmission you receive fades as the pilot transmits the aircraft’s altitude to be 2000 feet. Assuming no attenuation factors, at approximately what range from you would you expect the distress aircraft to be?
  • A
    246 NM
  • B
    200NM
  • C
    246 km
  • D
    200 km

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