A set of posts detailing the workings of common instruments seen in cockpits.
This post details the pitot static system which provides pressure readings to the three pressure-based primary flight instruments: the airspeed indicator, the altimeter, and the vertical speed indicator.
28 September 2022
The airspeed indicator (ASI) is an instrument that makes use of the aircraft’s pitot-static system to provide the pilot with a reading of the aircraft's speed.
30 September 2022
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