March 2017 Issue

Instrument Issues

Accurate and reliable instrumentation is a requirement for measuring performance and monitoring the aircraft, along with all of its systems.

Instruments have been a part of aviation since the first flights by the Wright Flyer equipped with a stopwatch, an anemometer to measure wind speed and a “Veedor” to measure engine revolutions. With the increase of flight activity in the early years of aviation, aircraft instruments were invented that provided necessary information to pilots for precise control and navigation of their aircraft.

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