pitch indicator

pitch indicator

[′pich ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
An instrument for indicating the existence and approximate magnitude of the angular velocity about the lateral axis of an airframe.
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Instead, we learn to rely on the airspeed indicator (ASI) as a pitch indicator beyond the attitude indicator tick marks--with a caution that power changes can influence airspeed at a set altitude.
And the tach also works as a secondary pitch indicator anytime it changes swiftly without a change in throttle.