barometric altimeter


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barometric altimeter

[bar·ə′met·rik al′tim·əd·ər]
(engineering)
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Zhou, A micro barometric altimeter with applications in altitude-holding flight control for MAVs, Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, 2004, pp.
You should always use the barometric altimeter for minimums, while the QFE altimeter simply provides additional situational awareness.
The GPS is capable of tracking distance and speed and the watch packs in a barometric altimeter for elevation data.
Time, number of animals, Loran C position and compass heading, barometric altimeter reading, sea state, visibility, and behavioral notes for each sighting were recorded manually.
Instead, after the aircraft reaches the final approach fix, the pilot descends to a minimum descent altitude (MDA) using the barometric altimeter for vertical guidance.
Get lightning-quick performance, and indispensable new features including a 3-axis electronic compass, barometric altimeter, and much more map memory.
The SCADC is a vital component in that it receives inputs from the pitotstatic system, which in turn drives the barometric altimeter and airspeed indicator, both of which are critical instruments for the aircrew.
A pedometer measures the footsteps, and a barometric altimeter measures air pressure to calculate how far up the subject has moved inside a high rise.
A lot of pilots don't fully understand how their barometric altimeter works.
The Lowrance iFinder Hunt C has a built-in electronic compass and barometric altimeter.
The 530 adds an electronic compass, barometric altimeter and NOAA weather receiver to the mix.
The DOT is investigating a system that would back up the GPS device with a gyro compass, a barometric altimeter, and a digital mileage instrument.