Altimeter corrections | Article about altimeter corrections by The Free Dictionary
altimeter corrections[al′tim·əd·ər kə′rek·shənz]
Corrections which must be made to the readings of a pressure altimeter to obtain true altitudes; involve horizontal pressure gradient error and air temperature error.
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Regardless, such a system may require activation by maintenance personnel during installation in order to be functional, and some systems may apply temperature ased altimeter corrections
all the time.
The system of putting altimeter corrections
in the maintenance logs is one of the biggest tricks played upon pilots by mechanics.