SECTION 6: FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS

PITOT STATIC SYSTEM

  1. Pitot
  2. Static

AIRSPEED INDICATOR

  1.  Principles of Operation
  2.  Errors
  3. Markings
  4. Definition – IAS/TAS

VARIOMETER

  1. Principles of Operation
  2. Lag

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.  Turning and Acceleration Errors
  5.  Checking Compass Heading on the Ground and in Flight
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