static tube


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static tube

[′stad·ik ‚tüb]
(engineering)
A device used to measure the static (not kinetic or total) pressure in a stream of fluid; consists of a perforated, tapered tube that is placed parallel to the flow, and has a branch tube that is connected to a manometer.
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When standing on the aircraft to secure the cover, some mechanics forget how close their face is to the opening of the pilot static tubes on both sides of the aircraft.