airspeed indicator


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airspeed indicator

An instrument which displays the indicated airspeed of the aircraft derived from inputs of pitot and static pressures.
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The pilot reacts to the increased airspeed with back pressure, tightening the turn and increasing the rate of descent into what was known even then as the "graveyard spiral." Pilots who avoid an unintended bank are prone to begin overcontrolling as they chase the airspeed indicator and altimeter, falling farther and farther behind the airplane.
The WingBug requires the current barometric pressure setting and tapping on the airspeed indicator changes the units between MPH and knots.
Lion Air's first two attempts to address the airspeed indicator problem didn't work, and for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane's second-to-last flight on Oct.
"We are formulating, with NTSB and Boeing, detailed inspections regarding the airspeed indicator," he said, referring to the U.S.
The passengers are still beautiful, still smiling, and with the airspeed indicator nudging mach .88, they'll hop right over the Atlantic in no time.
Dad-of-two Mr Blair said: "This was potentially very serious, not having the airspeed indicator working leaves the danger of stalling.
IF THE TUBES AREN'T CLEAN AND DRY, YOU'LL HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE AIRSPEED INDICATOR, AND YOU WON'T KNOW YOUR AIRSPEED!
The SCADC is a vital component in that it receives inputs from the pitotstatic system, which in turn drives the barometric altimeter and airspeed indicator, both of which are critical instruments for the aircrew.
The very next night after take-off, their airspeed indicator failed, followed by the wireless transmitter.
This reviewer well remembers once trying to see just how fast his venerable Cessna 140 would fly, and the shivering and groaning of the main spar that ensued long before the red line on the airspeed indicator was reached.
Without an operable altimeter, airspeed indicator, or stall warning system, Major Howell used known pitch and power settings to keep his aircraft flying.