pitot pitot

Definition(s):

  1. (n) French physicist for whom the Pitot tube was named (1695-1771)
  2. (n) measuring instrument consisting of a right-angled tube with an open end that is directed in opposition to the flow of a fluid and used to measure the velocity of fluid flow

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News

  • WingX Pro7 Version 7.0 Delivers Advanced Weather From Baron Services

    Enhances IFR Situational Awareness And Adds Pitot-Static Support Hilton Software LLC has rolled out the latest version of WingX Pro7. Version 7.0 delivers the ability to graphically visualize both real-time and predictive weather information from Baron Services in a highly customizable interactive map.
    on July 19, 2013     Source: The Aero-News Network

Quotes

  • "We do not know whether the Pitot tubes (the sensors that measure airspeed) played a role in the accident. No one knows," Gallois said.
    on Jun 14, 2009 By: Louis Gallois Source: AFP

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