FLIGHT CALIBRATION OF AIRCRAFT STATIC PRESSURE SYSTEMS
ROSEMOUNT ENGINEERING CO MINNEAPOLIS MN
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The report describes four methods of static pressure flight calibration 1 Camera Fly-Over or Tower Fly-By, 2 Pacer Aircraft, 3 Radar Tracking, and 4 Trailing Probe. The equipment required for each method is listed as well as the accuracy expected and the personnel and flight time required. Complete pre-flight, in-flight, and post-flight procedures and detailed data reduction procedures are described for each method. Data formats are included, as well as suggestions for final data analysis and presentation in correction card form. General background information on the standard atmosphere, altimeters, altimeter errors, and static pressure system errors are included.
- Flight Control and Instrumentation