Tagged: Static Pressure


The Airspeed Indicator

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

The Aircraft Altimeter

The altimeter is one of the primary flight instruments and is used to measure vertical height. This post covers operating principles and altimeter design.
27 June 2023

Newton's Laws and the Physics of Flight

An introduction to the fundamental physical laws governing heaver-than-air flight, and how this translates to the motion of an aircraft in flight.
20 July 2023

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