attitude indicator


attitude indicator
An instrument which displays the attitude of the aircraft by reference to sources of information which may be contained within the instrument or be external to it. When the sources of information are self-contained, the instrument may be referred to as an artificial horizon.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Attitude indicator — An attitude indicator (ADI), gyro horizon or artificial horizon, is an instrument used in an aircraft to inform the pilot of the orientation of the aircraft relative to earth. It indicates pitch (fore and aft tilt) and bank (side to side tilt),… …   Wikipedia

  • Attitude Indicator — Ein künstlicher Horizont (engl. attitude indicator oder artificial horizon auch gyro horizon) ersetzt den natürlichen Horizont, der die Grenzlinie zwischen der sichtbaren Erde und dem Himmel darstellt, wenn man den Horizont nicht sehen kann oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Attitude indicator — Ein künstlicher Horizont (engl. attitude indicator oder artificial horizon auch gyro horizon) ersetzt den natürlichen Horizont, der die Grenzlinie zwischen der sichtbaren Erde und dem Himmel darstellt, wenn man den Horizont nicht sehen kann oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • attitude indicator — padėties erdvėje rodytuvas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Prietaisas, kuris vaizduoja orlaivio padėtį erdvėje pagal paties prietaiso arba iš išorės gaunamą informaciją. Dar jis vadinamas aviahorizontu. atitikmenys: angl. artificial horizon;… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • attitude indicator — An instrument that displays the attitude of the aircraft by referring to information sources, which may be contained within the instrument or be external to it. When the information sources are self contained, the instrument is called an… …   Aviation dictionary

  • attitude indicator — noun An instrument that displays attitude of an aircraft in pitch and roll. See Also: artificial horizon …   Wiktionary

  • attitude gyro — i. A gyro operated flight instrument that indicates the attitude of an aircraft or spacecraft with respect to a reference coordinate system throughout 360° of rotation about each axis of the craft. This instrument is similar to the artificial… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Attitude (psychology) — Attitude is a hypothetical construct that represents an individual s like or dislike for an item. Attitudes are positive, negative or neutral views of an attitude object : i.e. a person, behaviour or event. People can also be ambivalent towards a …   Wikipedia

  • Attitude dynamics and control — The attitude of a body is its orientation as perceived in a certain frame of reference; providing a vector along which a spacecraft is pointing is a description of its attitude. Dynamics is the term for the modeling of changing conditions, due to …   Wikipedia

  • attitude director indicator — padėties erdvėje centrinis rodytuvas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Padėties erdvėje rodytuvas, rodantis borto kompiuterio duomenis. atitikmenys: angl. attitude director indicator pranc. indicateur central d’attitude …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas


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