Pitot Static System - QT

Lesson Quicktakes cover the items that should be memorized from each of the wifiCFI Lessons. They do not cover all of the lesson details in-depth.


SYSTEM DIAGRAM


AIRSPEED INDICATOR:


ALTIMETER:

VERTICAL SPEED INDICATOR:

CLOGGED PITOT TUBE:

Airspeed Indicator “Acts Like an Altimeter.”


CLOGGED STATIC PORT:

Airspeed Indicator = Shows lower than normal airspeed at higher altitudes and higher than normal airspeed at lower altitudes.

Altimeter = Freezes at altitude where clog occurred.

Vertical Speed Indicator = Freezes at a “Zero” indication.


USING ALTERNATE STATIC SOURCE:

Airspeed Indicator = Shows slight increase in Airspeed.

Altimeter = Shows slight increase in Altitude.

Vertical Speed Indicator = Shows momentary climb before returning to normal indications.

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