Pitot


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Noun1.Pitot - French physicist for whom the Pitot tube was named (1695-1771)
2.Pitot - measuring instrument consisting of a right-angled tube with an open end that is directed in opposition to the flow of a fluid and used to measure the velocity of fluid flowPitot - measuring instrument consisting of a right-angled tube with an open end that is directed in opposition to the flow of a fluid and used to measure the velocity of fluid flow
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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an FAA inspector discovered that the helicopters pitot tubes were severely corroded.
This pilot turned on the carburetor and pitot heat before entering IMC.
A lean production system was developed utilizing the United Technologies ACE (Achieving Competive Excellence) operating system to streamline the production of a pitot probe that had increased robustness to Appendix D conditions.
For field approvals in applications supplementing an Aspen EFD1000 primary flight display, shops have been questioned about the SAI-340's attitude aiding (via pitot input).
We are excited to once again work with the Louisiana Landmarks Society on this special dual tour of the Pitot House and St.
And in 1980, a Florida Commuter Airlines flight with wasps in its pitot tubes crashed in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 34 people.
Pilots and co-pilots, aircraft pitot tubes are sensors used to measure aircraft speed.
AT FL450, the pitot static system failed, which resulted in a loss of indications for airspeed (including standby airspeed), altitude and engine-pressure-ratio (EPR) .
Supplied by AESPump Ltd in June 2012, the triplex positive displacement plunger pump has replaced two aging and troublesome Pitot Tube pumps used for washing filter screens and supplying high pressure wash-down hoses.
The stall was precipitated by the flightcrew's improper reaction to erroneous airspeed and Mach indications which had resulted from a blockage of the pitot heads by atmospheric icing.
ABB Measurement Products' business has extended its line of compact flowmeters to include four DP technologies: orifice, wedge, averaging pitot and integral orifice.
The company, with a headcount of some 60 people, produces air data sensors such as pitot probes, static pressure ports, angle of attack, temperature sensors and flight test equipment used in the business jet and helicopter markets.