Section 4: Flight Instruments


PITOT STATIC SYSTEM
* 1 Pitot
* 2 Static
3 Anti-icing
AIRSPEED INDICATOR
1 Principles of Operation
2 Errors
3 Markings
4 Definitions (IAS, CAS, TAS)
VERTICAL SPEED INDICATOR
1 Principles of Operation
2 Errors
3 Lag
ALTIMETER/ENCODING ALTIMETER
1 Principles of Operation
2 Errors
MAGNETISM
1 The Earth's Magnetism
2 Magnetic Dip
3 Variation
DIRECT READING MAGNETIC COMPASS
1 Principles of Operation
2 Factors Adversely Affecting Compass Operation
* 3 Reading the Compass
4 Deviation
5 Compass Correction Card
* 6 Turning and Acceleration/Deceleration Errors
7 Compass Serviceability Checks
8 Compass Swinging (Frequency/Basic Methods)
9 Checking Compass Heading on Ground and in Flight
GYROSCOPE
1 Principles of Operation
2 Inertia
3 Precession
4 Power Sources
HEADING INDICATOR
1 Principles of Operation
2 Errors
3 Limitations
ATTITUDE INDICATOR
1 Principles of Operation
2 Errors
3 Limitations
TURN AND BANK INDICATOR
1 Principles of Operation
2 Errors
3 Limitations

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