9-12 - o Heading Indicator Vacuum powered Does not sense...

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Types of Altitude o Density Altitude ure altitude corrected for non-standard temperature Use to predict airplane performance Indicated altitude o Read off of altimeter True altitude o Actual altitude above sea level Absolute Altitude (AGL) o Actual height above ground o Measured with radar altimeter o Or computed by subtracting ground elevation from MSL Gyroscopic Instruments o Turn Coordinator Electrically powered 3 degrees per second when lined up with mark. Do not show bank angle o Attitude indicator Typically vacuum powered
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Unformatted text preview: o Heading Indicator Vacuum powered Does not sense magnetic direction Much easier to read than a magnetic compass Magnetic compass o Required on all aircraft for all types of flight VFR as well as IFR o Compass caution Keep metal objects away from it. Keep headsets away Accuracy may be affected by electrical equipment thats turned on. Dip errors o Acceleration errors ANDS Accelerate North Decelerate South o Turning errors UNOS Undershoot North Overshoot South...
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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.

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