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1

List 5 units of pressure

Pascal
N/m^2
Inhg
PSI
BAR

2

Gauge pressure is?

Pressure reference to Ambient

3

Absolute pressure is?

Pressure reference to a perfect vacuum

4

An Aneroid Capsule is?

A sealed capsule with a slight negative pressure

5

What are x3 pressure instrument errors

IMP
Instrument mechanical imperfection
Manoeuvre errors caused by the pressure envelope around the aircraft when turning
Position errors - changes in the airflow direction