barometric altitude


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barometric altitude

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The altitude determined by a barometric altimeter pressure level and calculated according to the standard atmospheric laws. It corresponds to the difference in altitude between the altimeter pressure level and the mean sea level pressure.
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In this respect, GPS altitude is more accurate than barometric altitude.
7), the heading readout (050), and the barometric altitude readout (2700 B).
According to a source close to the program, the HUD will display an array of symbology including aircraft attitude, air and ground speed, altitude, vertical speed, engine torque and trim, compass heading, a master caution/warning indicator, low-altitude warning, bearing to navigational way point and distance, cargo-hook engagement data, angle of pitch and roll, bearing and distance to way point, compass heading, drift sign, radar altitude, barometric altitude, ANVIS HUD fail messages, horizontal line, center of field of view, engine temperature and bearing to target.
It's an RNAV (GPS) system employing barometric altitude information from the aircraft's altimeter to compute vertical guidance.