Pitch indicator | Article about pitch indicator by The Free Dictionary
pitch indicator[′pich ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
An instrument for indicating the existence and approximate magnitude of the angular velocity about the lateral axis of an airframe.
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The parallel lines above and below the horizon line are the pitch indicator
lines, with each line indicating 5 degrees of pitch.
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.
Meanwhile, there is another indirect pitch indicator
in the Garmin "panel": The vertical-speed indicator (VSI).