attitude indicator


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attitude indicator

[′ad·ə‚tüd ′in·də‚kād·ər]
(aerospace engineering)

attitude indicator

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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While our earlier study recognized only three factors of production-- capital, labor, and intermediate inputs (conventionally called materials)--in this study we disaggregate the labor input of production workers from that of non-production workers for the obvious reasons that the two types of labor would be expected to interact differently with worker attitudes, and the worker attitude indicator variables describe only the production-worker labor force.
We would also secure all unnecessary electronic equipment to allow for battery power to the attitude indicators.
While the SAI340 Quattro was originally developed as a backup instrument, Sandia told us the TSO functions meet all of the standards for use as a standalone primary attitude indicator.
All I had was the attitude indicator, heading select indicator, velocity vector in my HUD, and an aircraft that felt like it wanted to come apart due to the excessive vibration.
Its STC manual says that the standby electric attitude indicator must not rely on pitot and static air input for its operation (the Sandia and L-3 instruments utilize pitot and static air).
A glance to the backup AI showed he still had an attitude indicator if it became necessary.
I looked at the attitude indicator, and to my disbelief, we were 30 degrees nose high, with a left turn that quickly was being returned to level.
The best defense against misinterpreting a perceived horizon cue is to depend upon the attitude indicator.
This product is expected to morph into the next=generation RCA attitude indicator, which will have airspeed and altimetry functions.
This attitude gyro displays information exactly opposite from a conventional attitude indicator.

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