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attitude indicator[′ad·ə‚tüd ′in·də‚kād·ər]
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
An instrument that displays the attitude of the aircraft by referring to information sources, which may be contained within the instrument or be external to it. When the information sources are self-contained, the instrument is called an artificial horizon. See attitude gyro.
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