Avionics

Heading Indicator Guide

The Heading Indicator or HI is also known as the Direction Indicator or DI, or sometimes the Directional Gyro. This flight instrument is used in almost all airplanes to show heading information. The Heading Indicator is situated on the instrument panel and is directly in front of the pilot in most planes. This is because, …

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Altitude Indicator General Guide : How Do Altimeters Work?

Altitude is life, so being able to tell it with accuracy is of utmost importance. Altitude indicators, commonly called altimeters, are a family of instruments that can rely on various data sources to feed the pilot reliable altitude data throughout the flight. Altitude Indicators: What Are They? Altitude meters, most known by their portmanteau altimeter, …

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