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drum-pointer altimeter [1 record]

Record 1 2010-09-28


Subject field(s)
  • Flight Instruments and Equipment (Aeroindustry)

Pressure altimeter which displays hundreds of feet on a drum and feet by a needle over a circular scale.


drum-pointer altimeter: term officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Key term(s)
  • drum pointer altimeter


  • Instruments et équipement de bord (Constructions aéronautiques)

altimètre à tambour et aiguille : terme uniformisé par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI) et par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Instrumentos y equipo de vuelo (Industria aeronáutica)

altímetro de tambor y agujas : término aceptado oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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