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  • Pitot head — noun measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static tube that measures total and static pressure; used in aircraft to measure airspeed • Syn: ↑Pitot static tube, ↑Pitot tube • Hypernyms: ↑measuring instrument, ↑measuring… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pitot Tube — Tube de Pitot Tube de Pitot Le tube de Pitot et l antenne de Prandtl sont des systèmes similaires de mesure de vitesse des fluides. Ils sont notamment utilisés pour l anémométrie en aéronautique. Il doit son nom au physicien français Henri Pitot… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pitot-static tube — noun measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static tube that measures total and static pressure; used in aircraft to measure airspeed • Syn: ↑Pitot head, ↑Pitot tube • Hypernyms: ↑measuring instrument, ↑measuring system,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pitot-static tube — A combination tube used in a pitot static system, located on the fuselage of the aircraft. It measures the total, or ram, pressure, as well as static pressure. The ram pressure is used for the ASI (air speed indicator) and the Mach meter. The… …   Aviation dictionary

  • pitot — noun A pitot head / pitot tube …   Wiktionary

  • pitot tube — noun A pressure measuring instrument used to measure fluid flow velocity, especially used to determine the airspeed of an aircraft. Syn: pitot head …   Wiktionary

  • Pitot House — The Pitot House is a historic landmark in New Orleans, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Pitot House is an 18th century Creole Colonial Plantation located at 1440 Moss Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Pitot House …   Wikipedia

  • pitot pressure — The sum of dynamic and static pressure. It is used to measure air speed. The pitot tube faces the airflow and the pitot pressure is fed into it. Also known as total head pressure, stagnation pressure, ram air pressure, and impact pressure …   Aviation dictionary

  • Head-up display — A head up display, or HUD, is any transparent display that presents data without requiring the user to look away from his or her usual viewpont. The origin of the name stems from the user being able to view information with their head up and… …   Wikipedia

  • Capteur Pitot — Tube de Pitot Tube de Pitot Le tube de Pitot et l antenne de Prandtl sont des systèmes similaires de mesure de vitesse des fluides. Ils sont notamment utilisés pour l anémométrie en aéronautique. Il doit son nom au physicien français Henri Pitot… …   Wikipédia en Français

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