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Unformatted text preview: Errors due to blocked static port o Blocked ststic port in climb ALT and VSI- no indication of climb ASI-Ias decreases in proportion to altitude gain Types of altitude o Pressure altitude Altitude in standard atmosphere • How high you would be if you were in standard atmosphere Obtain by setting altimeter to 29.92 Used above 18,000 MSL Starting point for many performance calculations (engine power, take-off distance). o Encoded Reported to ATC radar via the transponder (Mode C) Reports pressure altitude Local altimeter setting applied on ground before it’s displayed on radar scope...
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2010 for the course AERF 1103 taught by Professor Visser during the Fall '08 term at LeTourneau.
- Fall '08