stall warning indicator

stall warning indicator

[′stȯl ¦wȯrn·iŋ ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A device that determines the critical angle of attack for a given aircraft; usually operates from vane sensors, airflow sensors, tabs on leading edges of wings, and computing devices such as accelerometers or airspeed indicators.
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Several types of stall warning indicators have been developed to warn pilots of an approaching stall, two common examples are pictured above.