flight instrument

flight instrument

[′flīt ‚in·strə·mənt]
(aerospace engineering)
An aircraft instrument used in the control of the direction of flight, attitude, altitude, or speed of an aircraft, for example, the artificial horizon, airspeed indicator, altimeter, compass, rate-of-climb indicator, accelerometer, turn-and-bank indicator, and so on.
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